This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of Holocaust Museum guard Stephen T. Johns, President of Gabon Omar Bongo and restauranteur Norman Brinker. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 5 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Marine LCpl Robert D Ulmer, 22, of Landisville, PA

Marine LCpl Joshua R Whittle, 20, of Downey, CA

Army MAJ Rocco M Barnes, 50, of Los Angeles

Army SPC Eduardo S Silva, 25, of Greenfield, CA

Marine CWO2 Ricky L Richardson Jr, 33, of Franklin, MO

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied forces killed in Iraq is 4,312; in Afghanistan, 1,180. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 86 Iraqi civilians killed.


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