This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of journalist Robert Pierpoint, radio "poet laureate" Norman Corwin, and police officer Derek Kotecki. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of six service members killed in Iraq
October 23, 2011

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This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of journalist Robert Pierpoint, radio "poet laureate" Norman Corwin, and police officer Derek Kotecki. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of six service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

US Army SPC Jeremiah T Sancho, 23, Palm Bay, FL
US Army SSG Houston M Taylor, 25, Hurst, TX
US Army SPC Michael D Elm, 25, Phoenix, AZ
US Army SSG James R Leep Jr, 44, Richmond, VA
US Army SSG Jorge M Oliveira, 33, Newark, NJ
US Navy CPO Raymond J Border, 31, West Lafayette, OH

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is now 4,797; in Afghanistan, 2,770. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 50 Iraqi civilians killed, for a total of 237 to date in October.

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