This Week: In Memoriam

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(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of former Phillipine President Corazon Aquino, televangelist Reverend Ike and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham. In addition, the Pentagon released the names this week of 10 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sgt. Ryan H. Lane, 25

LCpl Jeremy S. Lasher, 27

SPC Herberth A Berrios-Campos, 21

PFC Donald W Vincent, 26

SPC Justin D Coleman, 21

AT Andrew Scott Charpentier, 21

PVT Gerrick D Smith, 19

CWO Douglas M Vose III, 38

LCpl Gregory A Posey, 22

LCpl Jonathan F Stroud, 20

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied soldiers killed in Iraq is 4,646; in Afghanistan, 1,282. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 135 Iraqis civilian deaths. During the month of July, 418 Iraqi civilians were killed, including 20 children.

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