The U.S. Department of Defense on Saturday (28) revealed the identities of 13 soldiers killed Attack on Kabul. Some were children when the war in Afghanistan began.
“They are heroes. They have sacrificed themselves to serve America’s lofty ideals and to save lives,” President Biden said.
The 13 U.S. soldiers killed in the Kabul bombings are very young. They listened to the stories of soldiers who fought in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
For ten years, the Americans left Afghanistan, where they had only a small force that did not fight, only advising the country’s military. That Young soldiers were brought to Kabul only to help the Americans, their allies and their Afghan allies recover..
Biden recalled that it was their courage and benevolence that allowed the 117,000 people at risk to leave the country safely.. They were guarded at the main airport gate on Thursday (26).
Thousands of Afghan civilians tried to enter. But only those who have a visa to the United States can pass. Young soldiers entered the crowd to find and rescue these Afghans. That’s when The suicide bomber smashed 12kg of explosives. More than 170 Afghans were killed.
13 Life is over for the U.S. military as well. The oldest, 31-year-old Darin Taylor Hoover. Johanni Rosario, 25, was in charge of looking for women and girls.
Deacon William-Tyler Page, 23, was eager to return home after serving at the Marine Corps, according to his relatives.
20 for five people. They were born in the same year that the United States invaded Afghanistan – after the September 11, 2001 attacks. But they did not live to see the end of the story.
Riley McCallum, 20, was married in February and was already a father. He arrived in Afghanistan two weeks before the withdrawal. Maxton Soviet, 20, played football. Kareem Nikoi, 20, wanted to be a Marine from an early age.
Nicole Gee, 23, told her father that the best time of her life was to help women and children leave the country. Gee appeared in a baby-catching photo released by the U.S. Department of Defense amid a chaotic retreat. She cared for the baby for 24 hours. A week later, he died in the attack.
Nicole was promoted to sergeant 24 days ago. From the state of California, she was married, had no children, but was very well off with children. A best friend, a soldier, wrote on a social network: “We met in Valhalla. Paradise for heroes. “Valhalla is part of the myth of the Nordic countries, and the most classic and fearless warriors who died in battle were taken away.
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