This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passing of former Congressman and VP candidate Jack Kemp and LBJ speechwriter Charles Maguire. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of five servicemembers killed in Iraq:

Army CSM Benjamin Moore, Jr, 43, of Waycross, GA

Army SSG Leroy O Webster, 28, of Sioux Falls, SD

Marine Sgt James R McIlvaine, 26, of Olney, MD

Marine SSgt Mark A Wojciechowski, 25, of Cincinnati, OH

Navy PO2 Tyler J Trahan, 22, of East Freetown, MA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq is 4,602; in Afghanistan, that number is 1,141. Per Iraq Body Count, 181 Iraqi civilians were killed during this same week.


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