Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable lives lost.
August 17, 2014

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the death of six service member in Afghanistan.

SFC Samuel C. Hairston, 35, Houston, TX

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3466

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

Oscar Winner and Comedy Legend, Robin Williams, 63
Hollywood Legend, Lauren Bacall, 89

Provocative Jewish Affairs Writer, Leonard Fein, 80

Italian-born Soprano, Licia Albanese, 105
Man who saved Kennedy and PT-109 crew, Eroni Kumana, 93
Real Estate Developer, Arthur G. Cohen, 84
Marine guilty in Taliban desecration, Robert Richards, 28
Author who exposed Mao's Hard Line, Pierre Ryckmans, 78
Author about children's learning disabilities, Mary MacCracken, 88
Fixture on Disco Scene, Henry Stone, 93
"Peyton Place" Star, Ed Nelson, 85
Soap Opera Star, Charles Keating, 72
Mother of Masters Swimming, June Krauser, 88
B-Movie Producer, Menahem Golan, 85

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