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In Memoriam

Where we take a moment to acknowledge the ongoing cost of our invasion and occupation in Afghanistan as well as notable lives lost.

8 years ago by David
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This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of three service members in Afghanistan.

US Army SSG Christopher M Ward, 24, Oak Ridge, TN
US Army SPC Wilbel A Robles-Santa, 25, Juncos, PR
US Army SPC Delfin M Santos Jr, 24, San Jose, CA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,281.

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

Documentarian Les Blank, 77
Music producer Andy Johns, 62
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, 87
California state politician William Royer, 92
Singer/Actress Annette Funicello, 70
Nobel Laureate Sir Robert Edwards, 87
Blues musician Jimmy Dawkins, 76
Actor/comedian Jonathan Winters, 87
Chess Grandmaster Robert Byrne, 84

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