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Trump Travels To Dover AFB For Dignified Transfer Of 4 Americans Killed In Syria

The president met privately with family members Saturday morning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan also traveled to the ceremony.
As President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo watch, a U.S. Navy team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Scott A. Wirtz, Saturday at Dover Air Force Base. Source: Brendan Smialowski

Updated 5:17 p.m. ET

President Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base on Saturday as the remains of four Americans killed earlier this week by a suicide bomber in Syria were returned to the U.S.

Trump, who met privately with family members of the four Americans, was joined by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan.

At least at a restaurant in Manbij in northern Syria. The Pentagon identified Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 , 37, of Boynton Beach, Fla.; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician , 35, of upstate New York, and of St. Louis, a civilian operations support specialist working for the Defense Intelligence Agency, as victims of the bombing.

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