In Memoriam

4 years ago by David

This Week with George Stephanopoulos note the passings of three service members in Afghanistan.

US Army SFC James F Grissom, 31, Hayward, CA
US Army SGT Tristan M Wade, 23, Indianapolis, IN
US Army SGT Michael C Cable, 26, Philpot, KY

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,274.

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

Mississippi state politician Jessica Upshaw
Songwriter Deke Richards
Actor Peter Duryea
New Hampshire state politician Harold Burns
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anthony Lewis
Screenwriter Don Payne
Musician Gordon Stoker
Actor Richard Griffiths
Documentarian John Charles Upton, Jr
Musical instrument manufacturer Robert Zildjian
Canadian politician Ralph Klein
Baseball player Bob Turley
Record producer Phil Ramone

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