This Week: In Memoriam

(h/t Heather at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passings of award-winning writer Larry Gelbart, Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug, and entertainment columnist Army Archerd. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 10 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Army 2LT Darryn D Andrews, 34, of Dallas, TX

Army SGT Randy M Haney, 27, of Orlando, FL

Army SSG Michael C Murphrey, 25, of Snyder, TX

Air Force 1st Lt Joseph D Helton, 24, of Monroe, GA

Marine Capt Joshua S Meadows, 30, of Bastrop, TX

Army SSG Shannon M Smith, 31, of Marion, OH

Army PFC Thomas F Lyons, 20, of Fernley, NV

Army PFC Zachary T Myers, 21, of Delaware, OH

Marine LCpl Christopher S Fowlkes, 20, of Gaffney, SC

Army 1LT Tyler E Parten, 24, of Arkansas

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied soldiers killed in Iraq is now 4,661, in Afghanistan, 1,384. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 116 Iraqi civilians killed.


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