This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

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

US Army 1SG Russell R Bell, 37, Tyler, TX
US Army SSG Matthew S Sitton, 26, Largo, FL
US Marines Cpl Daniel L Linnabary II, 23, Hubert, NC
US Navy PO3 Clayton R Beauchamp, Weatherford, TX
US Air Force Maj Walter D Gray, 38, Conyers, GA
US Army SPC Ethan J Martin, 22, Lewiston, ID
US Army Maj Thomas E Kennedy, 35, West Point, NY
US Army CSM Kevin J Griffin, 45, Laramie, WY

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,136.

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week:
Football player Fred Matua, gay rights activist Sister Boom Boom, astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell, composer Marvin Hamlisch, art critic Robert Hughes, playwright Mark O'Donnell, film critic Judith Crist, director Mel Stuart, writer and This American Life essayist David Rakoff, actor Al Freeman Jr, music producer Carl Davis, television host Bill Rafferty and South African journalist and author Heidi Holland.


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