Almost a month ago on August 26, 2021, 13 US Service members were killed in a suicide bombing at the Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan.
Among the 13 that were killed was Marine Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, 20 of Jackson.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six U.S. service members have been killed in Afghanistan after a helicopter with engine trouble went down in the southern part of the country. That word comes from U.S. and NATO officials.
The Pentagon has released the names of 30 American troops who were killed when a rocket-propelled grenade downed their Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan last weekend
The attack represented the biggest single day loss of military personnel America has suffered during the nearly ten-year Afghanistan war. Overall, 1648 Americans have died in the conflict.