This Week; In Memoriam

8 years ago by David
(h/t David)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of actor Karl Malden, Nixon aide Herbert G. Klein and former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 7 soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, during this first week of the US "pullout" of troops in Iraq.

Army PFC Steven T Drees, 19, of Peshtigo, WI

Army PFC Peter K Cross, 20, of Saginaw, TX

Army SSG Timothy A David, 28, of Gladwin, MI

Army SFC Edward C Kramer, 39, of Wilmington, NC

Army SGT Roger L Adams Jr, 36, of Jacksonville, NC

Army SGT Juan C Baldeosingh, 30, of Newport, NC

Army SPC Robert L Bittiker, 39, of Jacksonville, NC

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied soldiers killed in Iraq is 4,639, in Afghanistan, 1,209. During this same week, 82 Iraqi civilians were killed. For the month of June, IBC reports 517 civilians killed, 62 of whom were children.


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