This Week: In Memoriam

8 years ago by David
(h/t David)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of philanthropist Abe Pollin, model and author Charis Wilson, Kevlar vest developer Lester Shubin. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of eight servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Army SSG John J Cleaver, 36, of Marysville, WA

Army SGT Daniel A Frazier, 25, of Saint Joseph, MI

Marine LCpl Nicholas J Hand, 20, of Kansas City, MO

Army SGT Briand T Williams, 25, of Sparks, GA

Army SGT James M Nolen, 25, of Alvin, TX

Army PFC Marcus A Tynes, 19, of Moreno Valley, CA

Army SSG Matthew A Pucino, 34, of Cockeysville, MD

Army SGT Jason A McLeod, 22, of Crystal Lake, IL

This brings the total number of allied servicemembers killed in Iraq to 4,685; in Afghanistan, 1,530. During this same week, Iraq Body Count lists 56 Iraqi civilians killed.


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