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This Week: In Memoriam

[media id=17693] (h/t David at VideoCafe) This Week marks the passings of entrepreneur Theo Albrecht, former ambassador James E Akins, R&B singer A

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This Week marks the passings of entrepreneur Theo Albrecht, former ambassador James E Akins, R&B singer Al Goodman. In addition, the Pentagon released the names of eleven service members killed in Afghanistan.

US Marines LtCol Mario D Carazo, 41, Springfield, OH
US Marines Maj James M Weis, 37, Toms River, NJ
US Army SSG Conrad A Mora, 24, San Diego, CA
US Army SGT Daniel Lim, 23, Cypress, CA
US Army SPC Joseph A Bauer, 27, Cincinnati, OH
US Army SPC Andrew L Hand, 26, Enterprise, AL
US Marines LCpl Frederik E Vazquez, 20, Melrose Park, IL
US Marines Abram L Howard, 21, Williamsport, PA
US Navy PO3 Jarod Newlove, 25, Renton, WA
US Army CPT Jason E Holbrook, 28, Burnet, TX
US Army SSG Kyle R Warren, 28, Manchester, NH

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq is 4,731; in Afghanistan, 1,979, of which 151 are Canadian. This month has been the deadliest month for US forces in Afghanistan since the invasion. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 66 Iraqi civilians killed.

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