In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of four service members in Afghanistan:

US Army PFC Shane G Wilson, 20, Kuna, ID
US Army CWO Michael S Duskin, 42, Orange Park, Florida
US Army SSG Kashif M Memon, 31, Houston, TX
US Army SGT Clinton K Ruiz, 22, Murrieta, CA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,213.

In addition, the following notable names have passed this week:
Holocaust survivor Antoni Dobrowolski, American Native rights activist and actor Russell Means, MS state politician and judge William Joel Blass, tennis champion Margaret Osborne duPont, songwriter Bill Dees, science fiction author Janet Berliner, actress/singer Natina Reed, Fuzzbox guitarist Jo Dunne and composer Hans Werner Henze.


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