America at War … Still
10:47 AM, Oct 9, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
The fighting goes on in Afghanistan. As does the dying. United States troops have been in the country for 13 years and more than 2,000 of them have been killed there, four of them last Sunday. As Adam Ashton of the Tacoma News Tribune reports, the dead included:
The nurse, Jennifer Moreno "is survived by her mother and two sisters in San Diego" and a brother "who serves in the Army."
The survivors might not have received normal death benefits since, as Jake Trapper reports, during the shutdown:
But Lieutenant Moreno's sacrifice is not forgotten and this being America:
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