Friday, July 25, 2008


(CNN) -- The death of an Air Force technical sergeant in Iraq last week quietly brought a somber milestone: One hundred American female service members have died in Iraq, according to a CNN count of Pentagon figures.

A U.S. Army bugler plays taps during burial services for a female soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in 2005.

The latest death was Tech. Sgt. Jackie L. Larsen, 37, of Tacoma, Washington, who died of natural causes July 17 at Balad Air Base, Iraq. She was assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California, according to the Pentagon.


Anonymous said...

What a waste!! Yet the neocons and Halliburton et al still get richer. It's bad enough that the GUYS are/were getting wasted. It's even worse when they're dying in stalemates/endless wars! The people need to wake up and resist!

Bill Corcoran said...

Anonymous: The media will NEVER wakeup becaused the media is "in the tank" to the Bush administration, and much of the media is owned by big corporations who also own companies that are making money hand over fist on the war.

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