This Week's In Memoriam

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

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of former senator and Nixon AG William Saxbe, songwriter George David Weiss, astronomer Jack Horkheimer. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of eleven service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US Army SPC Christopher S Wright, 23, Tollesboro, KY
US Marines LCpl , 19, Safety Harbor, FL
US Army PFC Alexis V Maldonado, 20, Wichita Falls, TX
US Army SGT Brandon E Maggart, 24, Kirksville, MO
US Marines Sgt Jason D Calo, 23, Lexington, KY
US Army SPC Pedro A Millet Meletiche, 20, Elizabeth, NJ
US Army SGT Steven J Deluzio, 25, South Glastonbury, CT
US Army SPC Tristan H Southworth, 21, West Danville, VT
US Marines Sgt Ronald A Rodriguez, 26, Falls Church, VA
US Marines LCpl Robert J Newton, 21, Creve Coeur, IL
US Army SPC Justin B Shoecraft, 28, Elkhart, IN

Per iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is 4,734; in Afghanistan, 2,040, of whom 151 are Canadian. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 153 Iraqi civilians killed.

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