This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of former Congressman Carl Pursell, explorer Edith Ronne, NY Giant Dusty Rhodes and sportscaster Gary Papa. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of 5 soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Army SSG Edmond L Lo, 23, of Salem, NH

Army SPC Jonathan C O'Neill, 22, of Zephyrhills, FL

Army CPT Kafele H Sims, 32, of Los Angeles CA

Army SFC Kevin A Dupont, 52, of Templeton, MA

Army SGT Joshua W Soto, 25, of San Angelo, TX

The total number of allied troops killed in Iraq is now 4,633, in Afghanistan, 1,193. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 130 Iraqi civilians killed, including 82 (35 of whom were children) killed by a suicide bomber in a single day.


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