This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of activist Eunice Kennedy Shriver, former Pentagon spokesman Kenneth Bacon and musician and innovator Les Paul. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of 11 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Marine Cpt Matthew C Freeman, 29, of Richmond Hill, GA

Army SSG Tara J Smith, 33, of Nashville, NC

Army SPC Matthew K S Swanson, 20, of Lake Forest, CA

Army SGT Jerry R Evans Jr, 23, of Eufaula, AL

Marine LCpl Dennis J Burrow, 23, of Naples, FL

Marine LCpl Javier Olvera, 20, of Palmdale, CA

Marine LCpl Patrick W Schimmel, 21, of Winfield, MO

Army SPC Richard A Walters Jr, 41, of Cleveland, OH

Marine LCpl Bruce E Ferrell, 21, of Perdido, AL

Army CPT John Tinsley, 28, of Tallahassee, FL

Marine Sgt William J Cahir, 40, of Washington DC

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq is 4,649, in Afghanistan, 1,312, including the 200th UK soldier to die in Afghanistan. Additionally, Iraq Body Count lists 132 Iraqi civilians killed this week.


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