This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the deaths of nine service members in Afghanistan this week:
US Army Sgt Michael J Knapp, 28, Overland, KS
US Marines Sgt Jabraun S Knox, 23, Fort Wayne, IN
US Army Cpt Jesse A Ozbat, 28, Prince George, VA
US Army 2LT Tobias C Alexander, 30, Lawton, OK
US Army SPC Samuel T Watts, 20, Wheaton, IL
US Army SPC Arronn D Fields, 27, Terre Haute, IN
US Army 2LT Travis A Morgado, 25, San Jose, CA
US Army PFC Cale C Miller, 23, Overland Park, KS
US Marines Cpl Keaton G Coffey, 22, Boring, OR
According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,016.
In addition, the following notable names passed this week: inventor Eugene Polley, jazz singer Carrie Smith, Kansas state representative Bob Bethell, Mississippi state representative Ezell Lee, Congressman William Wampler, social critic Paul Fussell, politician T. Garry Buckley, writer Kathi Kamen Goldmark, television executive Lee Rich, and activist Sandy Dahl.