Names from Afghanistan


According to ABC News, “Thirteen American troops were among the nearly 200 people killed in an attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan on Thursday.”

Here are their names:

Navy Hospitalman Maxton Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David Espinoza, 20, of Laredo, Texas
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyoming
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, 20, of Norco, California
Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, California
Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss 23, of Knoxville, Tennessee
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared Schmitz, 20, of Wentzville, Missouri,
Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City, Utah
Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosariopichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Massachusetts
Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole Gee, 23, was from Sacramento, California
Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan Page, 23, of Omaha, Nebraska
Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, California

If you know them, remember them. They are no different from the rest of us: they had parents, siblings, best friends, hopes, dreams, and goals.


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