This Week: In Memoriam

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

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

US Army PFC Jeffrey L Rice, 24, Troy, OH
US Army SPC Darrion T Hicks, 21, Raleigh, NC
US Army SSG Brandon R Pepper, 31, York, PA
US Navy PO2 Michael J Brodsky, 33, Tamarac, FL
US Army PFC Julian L Colvin, 21, Birmingham, AL
US Army SSG Richard L Berry, 27, Scottsdale, AZ
US Army SGT Eric E Williams, 27, Murrieta, CA
US Army PFC Adam C Ross, 19, Lyman, SC
US Army SPC Justin L Horsley, 21, Palm Bay, FL
US Army PFC Brenden N Salazar, 20, Chuluota, FL
US Marines Sgt Justin M Hansen, 26, Traverse City, MI

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,111.

This week, 116 Iraqis were killed, 299 wounded in coordinated bombings against primarily Shi'ite targets.

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week:
Screenwriter and director Frank Pierson, astronaut Sally Ride, Ghanian President John Atta Mills, actor Sherman Helmsley, actor Chad Everett, civil rights activist Thelma Glass, supercentenarian Shelby Harris, actor Mary Tamm, painter Karl Benjamin, basketball player Neil Reed, actor Lupe Ontiveros and musician Larry Hoppen.


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