11 victims killed in the Virginia Beach shooting
The names of the 11 people who were killed in the Virginia Beach shooting were released by the Pentagon. in a helicopter crash
The helicopter crash that claimed the lives of three American service members.
A base in northeast Jordan was targeted in a drone attack on Sunday that was carried out without human intervention.
The Pentagon announced on Monday that Sergeant William Jerome Rivers, age 46 from Carrollton, Georgia; Specialist Kennedy Ladon Sanders, age 24 from Waycross, Georgia; and Specialist Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, age 23 from Savannah, Georgia, passed away on January 28, 2024 in Jordan. According to the Defense Department, the incident was caused by an unmanned aerial system (UAS) that collided with their housing units.
Sabrina Singh, the deputy press secretary for the Pentagon, attributed the drone strike to a militia backed by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. According to the U.S., these groups are active in Syria and Iraq. Singh stated that the attack was likely carried out by Kataib Hezbollah, although a definitive conclusion has not been reached. She also noted that American forces will retaliate “at a designated time and location.”
Thirteen Americans lost their lives in a suicide bombing in Kabul while the United States was withdrawing from Afghanistan in 2021.
Reporting was contributed by Kaia Hubbard, Stefan Becket, Margaret Brennan, David Martin, Nancy Cordes, and Christina Ruffini.