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In Memoriam

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

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

SFC Andrew T Weathers, 30, US Army, DeRidder, LA
MAJ Jonathan D Walker, 44, US Army, Merriam, KS
Cpl Jordan L Spears, 21, US Marines, Memphis, IN

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3475

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

Nobel-Winning Physicist, Martin Perl, 87
First Solo Female Pilot, Jerrie Mock, 88
Transgender Rights Activist, Lily McBeth, 80
Pioneer in Computerized Medicine, Morris Collen, 100
Pioneer in Space Studies, Gerry Neugebauer, 82
Ex-Mayor of Tel Aviv, Shlomo Lahat, 86
New York Ranger, Wally Hergesheimer, 87
Developer of Clustered Housing, Otto Paparazzo, 88
Brooklyn Dodger who shook Jackie Robinson's hand, George Shuba, 89
Famous Car Collector, Ray Lambrecht, 96
Fashion Designer, Gaby Aghion, 93


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