This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of basketball coach Chuck Daly, author and activist Marilyn French, and comedian Dom DeLuise. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of six soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan:

Army SGT Christopher D Loza, 24, of Abilene, TX

Army SGT James D Pirtle, 21, of Colorado Springs, CO

Army SPC Ryan C King, 22, of Dallas, GA

Army SPC Jeremiah P McCleery, 24, of Portola, CA

Army SPC Jake R Velloza, 22, of Inverness, CA

Army SPC Shawn D Sykes, 28, of Portsmouth, VA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq is now 4,605, in Afghanistan, 1,145. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists the deaths of 55 Iraqi civilians.


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