Queens, Brooklyn Hit Hardest By Wars

New York City sent 16,677 men and women to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the most recent U.S. Census statistics. Of those deployed, 84 have died at war.

Although the borough of Queens sent the most soldiers (6,170), Brooklyn was hit hardest in terms of deaths (31).The map below is a breakdown of New York City deployments since September, 2001, based on figures from the NYC Mayor’s Office and the New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs.

Click on a map to view the deployments in each borough.

New York City deployments

Manhttan Bronx Queens Brooklyn Staten Island


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