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This Week: In Memoriam

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passing of former First Lady and pioneering activist for equal rights, choice, early breast cancer detection and addiction recovery Betty Ford. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of ten

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passing of former First Lady and pioneering activist for equal rights, choice, early breast cancer detection and addiction recovery Betty Ford. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of ten service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US Army SPC James A Waters, 21, Cloverdale, IN
US Army CPT Matthew G Nielson, 27, Jefferson, IA
US Army SSG Michael J Garcia, 27, Bossier City, LA
US Army SSG Joshua A Throckmorton, 28, Battle Creek, MI
US Army SPC Jordan C Schumann, 24, Port Saint Lucie, FL
US Army SPC Preston J Suter, 22, Sandy, UT
US Army SGT Nicanor Amper IV, 36, San Jose, CA
US Marines SSgt Thomas J Dodds Dudley, 29, Tega Cay, SC
US Army SPC Nathan R Beyers, 24, Littleton, CO
US Army SPC Nicholas W Newby, 20, Coeur d’Alene, ID

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is now 4,789; in Afghanistan, 2,578. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 109 Iraqi civilians killed.

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