This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the passings of fifteen service members in Afghanistan.
US Marines SSgt Joseph H Fankhauser, 30, Mason, TX
US Army 1Lt Jonathan P Walsh, 28, Cobb, GA
US Army PFC Michael J Metcalf, 22, Boynton Beach, FL
US Army CWO Nicholas S Johnson, 27, San Diego, CA
US Army CWO Don C Viray, 25, Waipahu, HI
US Army Sgt Chris J Workman, 33, Boise, ID
US Army Sgt Dean R Shaffer, 23, Pekin, IL
US Army SPC Manuel J Vasquez, 22, West Sacramento, CA
US Army SPC Benjamin H Neal, 21, Orfordville, WI
US Army SPC Jason K Edens, 22, Franklin, TN
US Army SPC Moises J Gonzalez, 29, Huntington, CA
US Navy Lt Christopher E Mosko, 28, Pittsford, NY
US Army SSG Brandon F Eggleston, 29, Candler, NC
US Army Sgt Dick A Lee Jr, 31, Orange Park, FL
US Army SSG Andrew T Brittonmihalo, 25, Simi Valley, CA
According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 2,983.
In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week: writer Bill Granger, musician Tommy Marth, musician Chris Etheridge, environmentalist Chut Wuthy and radio disc jockey Pete Fornatale.