William Rivers, Kennedy Sanders and Breonna Moffett, all from the southern state of Georgia, had been killed in a drone strike. The White Home blames the Islamic Resistance in Iraq militia for the assault.
Though the US is now free from its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, surging tensions within the Center East, sparked by the Israel-Hamas preventing, threaten to pull US forces again into regional battle.
These had been the primary US army deaths to hostile hearth because the Oct 7 Hamas shock assault on Israel that sparked a lethal Israeli assault on Gaza.
Nevertheless, the US army and Iran-backed teams in Iraq and Syria have periodically exchanged hearth, whereas Yemen’s Houthi rebels are nearly daily clashing with the US Navy ships or firing on worldwide civilian delivery within the Purple Sea.
Two SEALS – among the many most elite particular forces within the US army – died whereas attempting to board and search a ship in January.