This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of former journalist and health advocate Brooke Shearer, historian David Herbert Donald and voice of Mickey Mouse Wayne Allwine.

In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 4 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Army SPC David A Schaefer Jr, 27, of Belleville, IL

Army SSG Esau I De la Pena-Hernandez, 25, of La Puente, CA

Army SGT Carlie M Lee, III, 23, of Birmingham, AL

Air Force 1st Lt Roslyn L Schulte, 25, of St. Louis, MO

According to iCasualties, the total allied forces killed in Iraq is now 4,618, in Afghanistan, 1,153. During this same week, Iraq Body Count notes the deaths of 124 Iraqi civilians.

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