This Week: In Memoriam

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This Week with Christiane Amanpour notes the passings of six service members in Afghanistan:

US Army SPC Mikayla A Bragg, 21, Longview, WA
US Army SSG Joseph J Altmann, 27, Marshfield, WI
US Army SGT Noah M Korte, 29, Lake Elsinore, CA
US Army SPC Kurt W Kern, 24, McAllen, TX
US Army PFC Justin M Whitmire, 20, Easley, SC
US Navy PO Stacy O Johnson, 35, Rolling Fork, MS

This Week gives a final American casualty count for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn as 4,473 (the total number of allied casualties is 4,802). iCasualties gives the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan as 2,847 (1,863 were American). During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 69 Iraqi civilians killed. For the month of December 2010, 409 Iraqi civilians were killed, 4,088 for the entire year.


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