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Kaptur Statement on the Loss of American Forces in Afghanistan

August 26, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) released the following statement on the loss of American forces in Afghanistan.

"In the midst of unimaginable chaos, the U.S. military has been engaged in a heroic effort to swiftly evacuate as many people as possible amidst growing unrest in Afghanistan. The loss of American forces today is a tragedy beyond belief. These brave service members made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our citizens and allies. Our hearts go out to their families and loved ones, and we pray for the safety of those still on the ground."


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