In Memoriam

Our weekly honoring of our continuing sacrifice in the Middle East as well as the notable names who lost their lives this week.

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h/t David of VideoCafe

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the deaths of ten service members killed in Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan:

US Air Force Capt Mark T Voss, 27, Colorado Springs, CO
US Air Force Capt Victoria A Pinckney, 27, Palmdale, CA
US Air Force TSgt Herman Mackey III, 30, Bakersfield, CA
US Marines SSgt Eric D Christian, 39, Warwick, NY
US Marines Cpl David M Sonka, 23, Parker, CO and his K9, Flex
US Army 1LT Brandon J Landrum, 25, Lawton, OK
US Army SSG Francis G Phillips IV, 28, Meridian, NY
US Army SPC Kevin Cardoza, 19, Mercedes, TX
US Army SPC Thomas P Murach, 22, Meridian, ID
US Army SPC Brandon J Prescott, 24, Bend, OR

According to iCasualties, the total number of service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,305.

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week:

CT state politician Eugene Millerick, 88
Italian politcian Giulio Andreotti, 94
Bicycle developer Al Fritz, 88
Special effects/stop motion pioneer Ray Harryhausen, 92
Actor/director/screenwriter Bryan Forbes, 86
Actor Jeanne Cooper, 84
CT state politician Julia Tashjian, 74
Grandson of Malcolm X/activist Malcolm Shabazz, 28
Hall of Fame football player Jack Butler, 85

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