DOD Report Outlines Civilian Casualties, Vows More Mitigation

Credit: Senior Airman Helena Owens/U.S. Air Force illustration
All of the fatal civilian casualties caused by U.S. airstrikes in 2021 occurred in the waning days of the war in Afghanistan, according to a new report, as the Pentagon promises a new mitigation plan will further lessen the number of innocents harmed. The fifth annual report on civilian casualties...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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