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Aug 17th, 2010

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), compiled from U.S. Department of Defense News Releases. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 17, 2009 Aubrey Immelman recognized two American heroes: U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) who expressed criticism of those comparing Democratic leaders to Nazis in the healthcare debate; and Sgt. Bill Cahir, 40, a journalist who enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 34 after 9/11 and served two tours of duty in Iraq before being deployed to the war he wanted to fight — Afghanistan — where he was killed on August 13, 2009 by enemy gunfire in Helmand province.