This Week: In Memoriam

[media id=17900] (h/t David at VideoCafe) This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of baseball legend Bobby Thomson, conservative tele

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(h/t David at VideoCafe)

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of baseball legend Bobby Thomson, conservative television commentator James J Kilpatrick, bagpiper Bill Millen. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of eleven service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US Marines SSgt Michael A Bock, 26, Leesburg, FL
US Army SPC Jamal M Rhett, 24, Palmyra, NJ
US Army SSG Derek J Farley, 24, Nassau, NY
US Army PFC Benjamen G Chisholm, 24, Ft Worth, TX
US Army PVT Charles M High IV, 21, Albuquerque, NM
US Marines LCpl Kevin E Oratowski, 23, Wheaton, IL
US Army SFC Edgar N Roberts, 39, Hinesville, GA **
US Navy CPO Collin Thomas, 33, Morehead, KY
US Army SGT Martin A Lugo, 24, Tucson, AZ
US Marines Cpl Christopher J Boyd, 22, Palatine, IL
US Marines LCpl Cody S. Childers, 19, Chesapeake, VA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is 4,735; in Afghanistan, 2,019. That number includes 151 Canadian service members. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 138 Iraqi civilian deaths.

** It appears that although Roberts appears on the Pentagon's list of fallen service members, he is, in fact, alive. Please see the link above for more information.

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