Everyday Americans lose their lives fighting to keep our country free all around the world. Although we may hear about it on the news, the distance between us and these conflicts often times makes us complacent. This article hopes to help remind us of our soldiers sacrifices, specifically through the loss of 31 mens lives who’s helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan.
- On August 6th, 2011, a US Chinook helicopter was shot down west of Kabul, Afghanistan.
- There were no survivors.
- 31 American lives were lost.
“Five years ago today a US Chinook helicopter was shot down west of Kabul, Afghanistan.”