On Sunday, August 29, bodies of the 13 US service members killed Thursday, August 26 in Afghanistan by an ISIS-K terror attack, were flown to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, where US troops who have died in Afghanistan have been buried the last two decades.
However, Eleven Marines, one Army soldier, and one Navy corpsman died, along with nearly 200 Afghans. Also, Five of
the dead came from California, while The rest hailed from Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Wyoming
The killing of the fallen service members was while they were supporting non-combat operations in Kabul, Afghanistan after the Taliban swept into Kabul this month, taking over control of the Aghan government.
Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, alongside military commanders welcomed the corpses and paid their last respect to the fallen heroes even as their family members and relatives watched in agony.
After the private meetings between Biden and family members of the slain, Biden witness a dignifying transfer, as they were unloading human remains in flag-draped cases from the back of a cargo plane.
Before the transfer began, Biden walked up the ramp into the plane to pray. With him were the first lady, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, and other military leaders.
By Taiyelolu A