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In Memoriam

Our weekly post honoring the continuing sacrifice in the Middle East as well as notable names who lost their lives.

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

US Army SPC Javier Sanchez Jr, 28, Greenfield, CA
US Army SGT Corey E Garver, 26, Topsham, ME
US Army SGT Justin R Rogers, 25, Barton, NY

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,344.

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

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bobby Bland, 83
Author and screenwriter Richard Matheson, 87
Canadian politician Andy Scott, 58
Drummer Alan Myers, 58
ME Politician William Hathaway, 89
Martial artist and film director Lau Kar-leung, 76
Football player Jim Hudson, 70
District Court Judge Green Wix Unthank, 90
National Geographic director of photography Robert E Gilka, 96
Photographer and documentarian Bert Stern, 83
Commodities trader and Clinton pardon receiver Marc Rich, 78
Baseball player Justin Miller, 35
Professional wrestler Matt Osborne, 55
Radio talk show host Rick Barber, 67
Martial artist Jim Kelly, 67

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