This Week: In Memoriam

5 years ago by David
(h/t Dave at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of thirteen service members in Afghanistan.

US Navy NH Eric D Warren, 23, Shawnee, OK
US SPC Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21, Salinas, CA
US Army SPC Tofiga J Tautolo, 23, Wilmington, CA
US Army CPT John R Brainard, 26, Dover-Foxcroft, ME
US Army CW5 John C Pratt, 51, Springfield, VA
US Marines Sgt Julian C Chase, 22, Edgewater, MD
US Marines LCpl Steven G Sutton, 24, Leesburg, GA
US Army CPL Nicholas H Olivas, 20, Fairfield, OH
US Navy PO2 Sean E Brazas, Greensboro, NC
US Army SSG Roberto Loeza, 28, El Paso, TX
US Army SSG Alexander G Povlaitis, 47, Dawsonville, GA
US Army SPC Kedith L Jacobs, 21, Denver, CO
US Army PFC Leroy Deronde III, 22, Jersey City, NJ

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Afghanistan is now 3,029.

In addition, the following notable names have lost their lives this week: Special effects artist Matthew Yuricich, British journalist Bob Edwards, bluegrass musician Doc Watson, voice actor Dick Beals, Iranian activist Farideh Mashini, Nobel laureate Sir Andrew Huxley, basketball player Orlando Woolridge, actor Kathryn Joosten, and entertainer Richard Dawson.


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