This Week: In Memoriam

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

US Army 1LT Alejo R Thompson, 30, Yuma, AZ
US Marines Sgt Wade D Wilson, 22, Normangee, TX
US Army SPC Alex Hernandez III, 21, Round Rock, TX
US Army SGT Brian L Walker, 25, Lucerne Valley, CA
US Army PFC Richard L McNulty III, 22, Rolla, MO
US Army SSG Israel P Nuanes, 38, Las Cruces, NM

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,006.

The following notable names lost their lives this week as well: author Jean Craighead George, architect Mary Richardson Kennedy, baseball player Kevin Hickey, bluegrass musician/actor Doug Dillard, "Godfather of Go-go" Chuck Brown, former Senator of North Dakota James Abdnor, musician Donna Summer, comedian Ron Shock, journalist Derek Round, actor Paul O'Sullivan, drummer Peter Jones, hockey player Paul Cyr convicted Pan Am 103 terrorist Abdelbaset al-Megrahi and singer/songwriter Robin Gibb.


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