Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice by our troops in the middle east as well as notable lives lost this week.
September 29, 2013

(h/t David)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the deaths of seven service members in Afghanistan.

US Army SPC James T Wickliffchacin, 22, Edmond, OK
US Army SSG Liam I Nevins, 32, Denver, CO
US Army SSG Timothy R McGill, 30, Ramsey, NJ
US Army SPC Joshua J Strickland, 23, Woodstock, GA
US Army SSG Thomas A Baysore, Jr, 31, Milton, PA
US Navy LCDR Landon L Jones, 35, Lompoc, CA
US Navy CWO Jonathan S Gibson, 32, Aurora, OR

According to iCasualties, the total number of service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,383.

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

Nobel laureate neurologist David H Hubel, 87
Author Christopher Koch, 81
Politician and convicted extortionist Gil Dozier, 79
Football player Paul Oliver, 29
CA politician and judge George Zenovich, 91
Civil rights activist Evelyn G Lowery, 88
Musician Oscar Castro-Neves, 73
Baseball player Gates Brown, 74
Cookbook author Marcella Hazan, 89

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