This Week: In Memoriam

4 years ago by David
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(h/t David at VideoCafe)

This Week marks the passings of actor Lynn Redgrave, former Alaskan governor and Nixon Secretary of the Interior Walter Hickel, baseball Hall of Famer Robin Roberts and baseball announcer Ernie Harwell. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of nine service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US Army 1LT Salvatore S Corma, 24, Wenonah, NJ

US Army SGT Anthony O Magee, 29, Hattiesburg, MI

US Air Force A1C Austin H Gates Benson, 19, Hellertown, PA

US Army SGT Ralph Mena, 27, Hutchinson, KS

US Army MSG Mark W Coleman, 40, Centerville, WA

US Marines 1st Lt Brandon A Barrett, 27, Marion, IN

US Army SPC Eric M Finniginam, 26, Colonia, FM

US Army SPC Wade A Slack, 21, Waterville, ME

US Marines LCpl Richard R Penny, 21, Fayetteville, AR

According to iCasualties, the total number of service members killed in Iraq is 4,715; in Afghanistan, 1,752. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 40 Iraqi civilians killed.

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