Read time: 1 minute

This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t David at VideoCafe) This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of basketball player Lorenzo Charles and journalist and PR executive John Couric. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of nineteen service members killed

9 years ago by David
Views:
(h/t David at VideoCafe)

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of basketball player Lorenzo Charles and journalist and PR executive John Couric. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of nineteen service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US Marines Sgt Marlon E Myrie, 25, Oakland Park, FL
US Marines GySgt Ralph E Pate Jr, 29, Mullins, SC
US Air Force TSgt Daniel L Douville, 33, Harvey, LA
US Army SPC Matthew R Gallagher, 22, North Falmouth, MA
US Army SSG Russell J Proctor, 25, Oroville, CA
US Army PFC Dylan J Johnson, 20, Tulsa OK
US Army SPC Kevin J Hilaman, 28, Albany, CA
US Army 1LT Dimitri A Del Castillo, 24, Tampa, FL
US Army SSG Nigel D Kelly, 26, Menifee, CA
US Marines Cpl Michael C Nolen, 22, Spring Valley, WI
US Army SSG Donald V Stacy, 23, Avondale, AZ
US Marines LCpl John F Farias, 20, New Braunfels, TX
US Marines LCpl Mark R Goyet, 22, Sinton, TX
US Army SPC Nicholas P Bernier, 21, East Kingston, NH
US Marines Cpl Kyle R Schneider, 23, Phoenix, NY
US Marines Sgt Chad D Frokjer, 27, Maplewood, MN
US Army CPT David E Van Camp, 29, Wheeling, WV
US Army CPT Matthew G Nielson, 27, Jefferson, IA
US Army SPC Robert G Tenney Jr, 29, Warner Robins, GA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is now 4,787; in Afghanistan, 2,564, of which, 157 are Canadian. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 56 Iraqi civilians killed. 371 Iraqi civilians were killed in the month of June.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

NOTE: We will be changing to a new commenting platform in the next couple of weeks. We will supply more details as we get closer to the change. We understand some users are having problems with comments loading and this will hopefully remedy that problem

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.