In which we stop to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East
August 11, 2013

(h/t David at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the death of one service member in Afghanistan.

US Army SPC Nickolas S Welch, 25, Mill City, OR

According to iCasualties, the total number of service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,363.

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

MT politician Betty Lee Babcock, 91
MI politician David Plawecki, 65
Musician George Duke, 67
Sculptor Ruth Asawa, 87
NM politician Earlene Roberts, 77
Philadelphia football and hockey team owner Jerry Wolman, 86
PA politician Thomas Fee, 83
HIV activist Sean Sasser, 44
Actress Karen Black, 74
Producer and musician Jack Clement, 82
Reagan adviser William P. Clark, Jr., 81
Singer Eydie Gormé, 84
AR politician Calvin Ledbetter, Jr., 84

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