Authors: BRIANMELLEY and AMYBETH HANSON
A mother with a baby was seen holding her child at the airport. She posted on social media that it was a great job and how happy she is. Young man with a child. Another person who longs to join the military. After his deployment, a man plans to be the sheriff’s deputy. 13 US troops died in the suicide bombing attack at Kabul Airport, Afghanistan. Some shocking details have been revealed, including the deaths of more than 160 Afghans.
On Thursday, eleven Marines, an Army soldier and a Navy sailor were killed in a bombing. Another 18 American soldiers were also injured in the attack, which was blamed for the Islamic State Organization’s branch in Afghanistan. According to the United States, this was the most fatal day for US troops in Afghanistan since 2011.
Here are the stories from the victims and the mourners.
Nicole Ji, 23 year old
Sergeant. Nicole Gee holds a baby at Kabul Airport. This photo was posted on Instagram by Nicole Gee, who wrote: “I love what I do.”
Gee, a 23-year-old maintenance technician at the 24th Marine Expeditionary Team, Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, is from Sacramento, California.
General Forrest C. Poole III was the commander-in chief of Brig’s 2nd Maritime Logistics Group. He said that his troops were grieving the “great loss” of the sergeant. Oops!” and other.
Mallory Harrison (Mallory Harrison), a woman who lived with Ji for three decades, wrote about the pain of her death.
Harrison wrote on Facebook: “When I force myself to return to reality and consider that I will never see her again, I cannot fully describe how I feel.” “How her last breath did what she liked to do It’s—helping others. Then, there was an explosion. “She left in a flash.”
Gee’s Instagram account shows another photo in which she is wearing a camouflage uniform and holding a rifle while walking alongside a row of people who are stepping into the plane’s belly. She wrote, “Escort evacuees aboard the bird.”
These photos show her riding a camel through Saudi Arabia, while wearing a bikini in Greece, and holding a beer in Spain. She beams with pride at her promotion to sergeant, as shown in a photo taken in Kuwait.
Harrison explained that Marines in her generation heard war tales from veterans of the conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan but they felt very far away until “the peaceful floating you were riding on became…your best friend”.