This week's deaths in Afghanistan have been announced. They are:
LTC Todd T. Clark, 40, Evans Mills, NY.
Maj. Jaime E. Leonard, 39, Warrick, NY.
SSG Jesse L. Thomas Jr., 31, Pensacola, FL.
2nd Lt. Justin L. Sisson, 23, of Phoenix, Ariz.
Spc. Robert A. Pierce, 20, of Panama, Okla.
Warrant Officer Sean W. Mullen, 39, of Dover, Del.
Staff Sgt. Job M. Reigoux, 30, of Austin, Texas.
Also: Pfc. Christopher P. Dona, 21, in a training accident in Georgia.
Other notable deaths this week:
Iain Banks, Scottish author.
Johnny Smith, guitarist, wrote "Walk Don't Run."
Jason Leffler, NASCAR driver.
Lorna Elizabeth Tuck Colbert, mother of comedian Stephen Colbert.
Robert Fogel, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
Jiroemon Kimura, the world's oldest man. Died at 116.