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Aero-News Quote of the Day
“No words describe the sorrow we feel in the wake
of this tragic loss... All of those killed in this operation
were true heroes who had already given so much in the defense of
freedom. Their sacrifice will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and
prayers are with the families who are now waiting for their loved
ones to return home. We will do everything in our power to support
them in this time of need.”
Source: General John R. Allen, Commander,
International Security Assistance Force, commenting on the loss of
38 people on board a CH-47 Chinook shot down by Taliban