Heartbreaking Loss Five American Heroes Perish in Mediterranean Helicopter Crash

Chief Warrant Officer  Stephen Dwyer Remembered for his unwavering commitment & courage in the face of adversity

Chief Warrant Officer  Shane Barnes A hero from Sacramento, his sacrifice echoes with profound gratitude and sorrow

Sgt Andrew Southard Apache Junction, Arizona honours the memory of a fearless and respected soldier

Sgt Cade Wolfe Mankato, Minnesota grieves the loss of a young warrior who served with honor

The tragic helicopter crash took place during a routine training exercise in the Eastern Mediterranean

The US European Command (EUCOM) confirmed the mishap, resulting in the loss of all five service members

President Joe Biden  pays tribute, emphasizing the daily bravery and selflessness displayed by these heroes

The US has witnessed a surge in attacks linked to the conflict, with American forces targeted more than 40 times