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This Week: In Memoriam

[media id=10080] (h/t David at VideoCafe) This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of scientist Dr. John J. Wild, politician Don Yarbo

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This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of scientist Dr. John J. Wild, politician Don Yarborough, Rev. Forrest Church and pianist Alicia de Larrocha. Besides these notable people, AP reports that conservative columnist William Safire died this morning. In addition, the Pentagon has released the names of 8 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Air Force SrA Matthew R Courtois, 22, of Lucas, TX

Army SPC Michael S Cote Jr, 20, of Denham Springs, LA

Army SPC Corey J Kowall, 20, of Murfreesboro, TN

Army SPC Damon G Winkleman, 23, of Lakeville, OH

Army SGT David A Davis, 28, of Dalhart, TX

Air Force TSgt James R Hornbarger, 33, of Castle Rock, WA

Army PFC William L Meredith, 26, of Virginia Beach, VA

Marine LCpl John J Malone, 24, of Yonkers, NY

According iCasualties, the total number of allied forces killed in Iraq is now 4,664; in Afghanistan, 1,421. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 43 Iraqi civilians killed.

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