This Week: In Memoriam

8 years ago by David
(h/t David)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds inspiration Lucy Vodden, Gap founder Donald Fisher and former speechwriter and columnist William Safire. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of 11 servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Army SGT Titus R Reynolds, 23, of Columbus, OH

Army SGT Edward B Smith, 30, of Homestead, FL

Army SPC Joseph V White, 21, of Bellevue, WA

Army SPC Kevin J Graham, 27, of Benton, KY

Marine LCpl Jordan L Chrobot, 24, of Frederick, MD

Army SPC Ross E Vogel, III, 27, of Red Lion, PA

Army SSG Alex French IV, 31, of Milledgeville, GA

Army SFC Christopher D Shaw, 37, of Markham, IL

Army SSG Jack M Martin III, 26, of Bethany, OK

Army SPC Russell S Hercules Jr, 22 of Murfreesboro, TN

Army SGT Ryan C Adams, 26 of Rhinelander, WI

This brings the total number of allied soldiers killed in Iraq to 4,666, in Afghanistan, 1,441. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 58 Iraqi civilians killed. For the month of September, 296 Iraqi civilians were killed, 21 of whom were children. In Afghanistan, 30 civilians were killed by roadside bombs this week alone.


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