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This Week: In Memoriam

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of opera great Dame Joan Sutherland, former US consul general and Iranian hostage Richard Morefield and actress Barbara Billingsley. In addition, the Pentagon has released then names of

This Week with Christiane Amanpour marks the passings of opera great Dame Joan Sutherland, former US consul general and Iranian hostage Richard Morefield and actress Barbara Billingsley. In addition, the Pentagon has released then names of nineteen service members killed in Afghanistan.

US Navy HM Edwin Gonzalez, 22, North Miami Beach, FL
US Marines LCpl John T Sparks, 23, Chicago, IL
US Marines Sgt Frank R Zaehringer III, 23, Reno, NV
US Army SSG Dave J Weigle, 29, Philadelphia, PA
US Army SPC David A Hess, 25, Ruskin, FL
US Army SPC Matthew C Powell, 20, Slidell, LA
US Marines LCpl Raymon LA Johnson, 22, Midland, GA
US Marines Cpl Justin J Cain, 22, Manitowoc, WI
US Marines LCpl Phillip D Vinnedge, 19, Saint Charles, MO
US Marines LCpl Joseph E Rodewald, 21, Albany, OR
US Marines PFC Victor A Dew, 20, Granite Bay, CA
US Army PFC Jordan M Byrd, 19, Grantsville, UT
US Marines LCpl Irvin M Ceniceros, 21, Clarksville, AR
US Marines LCpl Alec E Catherwood, 19, Byron, IL
US Army SGT Eric C Newman, 30, Waynesboro, MS
US Army SGT Carlos A Benitez, 24, Carrollton, TX
US Army SPC Rafael Martinez Jr, 36, Spring Valley, CA
US Army PFC Tramaine J Billingsley, 20, Portsmouth, VA
US Marines LCpl Joseph C Lopez, 26, Rosamond, CA

According to iCasualties, this brings the total number of allied service members killed in Iraq to 4,743; in Afghanistan, 2,162, of which, 152 are Canadian. During this same period, Iraq Body Count lists 46 Iraqi civilians killed.

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