This Week: In Memoriam

5 years ago by David
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(h/t David of VideoCafe)

This Week with Christiane Amanpour notes the passings of gospel singer Albertina Walker, Korean defector Hwang Jang Yop, singer Solomon Burke. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of twelve service members killed in Afghanistan.

US Army SSG Willie J Harley, Jr, 48, Aiken, SC
US Army SPC Luther W Rabon, Jr, 32, Lexington, SC
US Marines SGT Anthony D Matteoni, 22, Union City, MI
US Army SFC Lance H Vogeler, 29, Frederick, MD
US Army SPC Joseph T Prentler, 20, Fenwick, MI
US Army SGT Brian J Pedro, 27, Rosamond, CA
US Air Force SrA Daniel J Johnson, 23, Schiller Park, IL
US Army PFC Cody A Board, 19, McKinney, TX
US Army SGT Karl A Campbell, 34, Chiefland, FL
US Army PFC Ryane G Clark, 22, New London, MN
US Marines LCpl Scott A Lynch 22, Greenwood Lake, NY
US Marines Cpl Stephen C Sockalosky, 21, Cordele, GA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq stands at 4,743; in Afghanistan, 2,144. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 52 Iraqi civilians killed.

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