Our weekly look at the ongoing cost of our wars in the Middle East as well as notable names who lost their lives this week.
March 24, 2013

(h/t David at VideoCafe)

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

US Army CWO James E Groves III, 37, Kettering, OH

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is 3,271. There were also seven service members killed during a training exercise in Nevada this week. It is currently under investigation.

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

Artist and illustrator Mitchell Hooks
Florida state politician Clay Ford
Porn actor Harry Reems
Television writer and producer Lester Lewis
Colorado civil servant Tom Clements
Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman
California state politician Nicholas Petris
Rockabilly singer Eddie Bond
Connecticut state politician Lee Scarpetti
Syrian cleric Mohamed Said Ramadan Al-Bouti
Nigerian author and professor Chinua Achebe
Bodybuilder Joe Weider

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