Hometowns mourn Americans killed in Afghanistan

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Norfolk, Virginia and Coronado, California are where Navy SEALS train, but it’s not where they’re from.  All over the country families and friends are mourning the loss of their hometown heroes who make up the 30 Americans killed in Afghanistan Friday.  It was the deadliest incident since the start of that war almost a decade ago.  We’ve learned the names of the dead from local papers and TV stations. Here are just a few examples:

Arkansas 

Hawaii

Kansas

Louisiana

Massachusetts

Minnesota 

Nebraska

North Carolina

Tennessee

Utah

Tonight we’ll be talking to NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel live in Kabul, Afghanistan about the troops’ deadly mission and what it tells about the strength of the Taliban today as we’re heading into year 10 of the Afghanistan War.

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Hometowns mourn Americans killed in Afghanistan

Updated