This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather @ VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of John O'Connor III, former ambassador James Lilley, former New Mexico Governor Bruce King and photographer Evelyn Hofer. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 7 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan:

Army SPC Tony Carrasco Jr, 25, of Berino, NM

Army SPC Aaron S Aamot, 22, of Custer, WA

Army SPC Gary L Gooch Jr, 22, of Ocala, FL

Marine Sgt Charles I Cartwright, 26, of Union Bridge, MD

Army CWO Mathew C Heffelfinger, 29, of Kimberly, ID

Army CWO Earl R Scott III, 24, of Jacksonville, FL

Marine LCpl Justin J Swanson, 21, of Anaheim, CA

According to iCasualties, this brings the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq to 4,680; in Afghanistan, 1,518. During this same week, Iraq Body Count adds another 54 Iraqi civilians killed.


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