DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — President Biden landed in Delaware on Sunday morning to hitch the households of the 13 members of the U.S. navy who had been killed in a bombing final week in Afghanistan.
The service members embody 11 Marines, a Navy medic and a member of the Military. They had been killed on the airport in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, by a bomber from the Islamic State Khorasan group as they tried to assist folks escape the nation earlier than American troops full their withdrawal.
The president and first woman, Jill Biden, had been set to satisfy with the households on Sunday morning, after which, at midday, to attend the switch of the service members’ our bodies again to American soil.
The fallen service members returning Sunday to Dover are: Marine Corps Workers Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake Metropolis; Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Mass.; Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento, Calif.; Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, Calif.; Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Web page, 23, of Omaha; Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Ind.; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Mo.; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyo.; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif.; Navy Hospitalman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio; and Military Workers Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tenn.