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Statement by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley on the Attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport


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Aug. 26, 2021


Statement by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley on the Attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport:

"On behalf of the Joint Force, I extend my deepest condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of the service members killed today.

These brave men and women are taking risk to save lives of the vulnerable and safeguard Americans.  They’ve moved more than 100,000 people to safety.  I could not be prouder of their service. They gave their lives to save others, there is no higher noble calling.

We remain focused and steadfast on this mission."


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