Sharon Pavlovich (L) and Elaine Brower at a rally against troop build up in Afghanistan held Sunday in Washington Square Park. Dozens of pairs of combat boots were displayed in honor of U.S. soldiers from New York state that have been killed in combat.
To date 188 soldiers from New York have been killed in Iraq, 48 in Afghanistan. The death toll for U.S. soldiers in Iraq is 4,362. The death toll in Afghanistan for U.S. soldiers is 920.