This Week: In Memoriam

5 years ago by David
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(h/t David at Video Cafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of singer/actor Al Martino, journalist Nan Robertson, aviation innovator Richard Whitcomb, and Wall Street executive Bruce Wasserstein. In addtion, the Pentagon has released the names of 4 servicemembers killed in Afghanistan.

Army SFC Kenneth W Westbrook, 41, of Shiprock, NM

Army SPC George W Cauley, 24, of Walker, MN

Marine LCpl Alfonso Ochoa Jr, 20, of Armona, CA

Marine SSgt Aaron J Taylor, 27, of Bovey, MN

That brings the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq to 4,667, in Afghanistan, 1,463. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 74 Iraqi civilians killed. The bomb blast that killed the 4 service members in Afghanistan also killed an Afghan woman and her child.

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