In Memoriam

In which we honor our continuing sacrifice in the Middle East

1 year ago by David
(h/t David at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the death of one service member in Afghanistan.

US Army SSG Sonny C Zimmerman, 25, Waynesfield, OH

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,350.

In addition to the indomitable Helen Thomas, the following notable names passed away this week:

Character actor Dennis Burkley, 67
LA politician Henry Braden, 68
Blues musician T-Model Ford, 93
Internet celebrity Talia Castellano, 13
MSNBC legal analyst John Fahy, 58
Saudi Arabian militant and former Guantanamo detainee Said Ali al-Shihri, 39
Comedian/actor Mel Smith, 60
Modeling agent John Casablancas, 70

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