Wednesday, April 06, 2005
U.S. Copter Crash Kills 16 in Afghanistan
By STEPHEN GRAHAM, Associated Press Writer
KABUL, Afghanistan - A U.S. military helicopter returning from a mission smashed into the southern Afghan desert Wednesday, killing at least 16 people in the deadliest military crash since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001. An Afghan official said most of the dead appeared to be Americans.
Please stop by CaliValleyGirl's website and give her a word of support. The U.S. Chinook that crashed came from her Boyfriend's Unit. I can't imagine what she's going through right about now. If you didn't know this by now, the relatives, spouses, and friends of servicemembers have a harder job than their deployed loved ones because they not only have to hold down the fort... they also worry every second of every day for their safe return.
posted by El Capitan at 3:42 PM