Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable names lost this week.
February 16, 2014

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the deaths of four service members in Afghanistan.

US Army PFC Joshua A Gray, 21, Van Lear, KY
US Army SPC Christopher A Landis, 27, Independence, KY
US Army SPC John A Pelham, 22, Portland, OR
US Army SFC Roberto C Skelt, 41, York, FL

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,423.

In addition the following notable names lost their lives this week:

Child star and former ambassador Shirley Temple Black, 85
PA politician John Fichter, 79
Musician Seán Potts, 83
Television pioneer Sid Caesar, 91
Actor Ralph Waite, 85
Muppeteer John Henson, 48
Baseball player and coach Jim Fregosi, 71
Journalist Angelo Henderson, 51

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