This Week: In Memoriam


(h/t Heather of VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the deaths of five service members in Afghanistan:

US Marines MSgt Scott E Pruitt, 38, Gautier, MS
US Army PFC Christian R Sannicolas, 20, Anaheim, CA
US Army Sgt Nicholas M Dickhut, 23, Rochester, MN
US Army CPT Bruce K Clark, 43, Spencerport, NY
US Army SSG Zachary H Hargrove, 32, Wichita, KS

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Afghanistan is now 2,992. While contemporaneous reporting is difficult to find, an estimated 12,800 Afghan civilians have been killed since the initial invasion.

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives: Professional poker player Amarillo Slim, Israeli academic and activist Benzion Netanyahu, Olympian Alexander Dale Oen, musician Charles 'Skip' Pitts, football player Junior Seau, musician Adam Yauch, comedian Rich Ramirez, supercentenarian Charlotte Hawkins Flowers, and character actor George Lindsey.


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