This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of eleven service members in Afghanistan:

US Army SFC Benjamin B Wise, 34, Little Rock, AR
US Marines Cpl Jon-Luke Bateman, 22, Tulsa, OK
US Marines LCpl Kenneth E Cochran, 20, Wilder, ID
US Army SPC Keith D Benson, 27, Brockton, MA
US Marines Cpl Phillip D McGeath, 25, Glendale, AZ
US Marines Capt Daniel B Bartle, 27, Ferndale, WA
US Marines Capt Nathan R McHone, 29, Crystal Lake, IL
US Marines MSgt Travis W Riddick, 40, Centerville, IA
US Marines Cpl Jesse W Stites, 23, North Beach, MD
US Marines Cpl Kevin J Reinhard, 25, Colonia, NJ
US Marines Cpl Joseph D Logan, 22, Willis, TX

Other notable names who passed away this week include singer-songwriter Johnny Otis, skier Sarah Burke, singer Etta James and longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq was 4,484; in Afghanistan, 2,876. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 65 Iraqi civilian deaths, for a month-to-date total of 308.

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