The remains of three U.S. marines — who were among the 13 service members killed in the August suicide attack at the Kabul airport — were returned to their home states of Nebraska, Texas and Wyoming, according to reports.
In Omaha, thousands lined the streets for the hearse bearing Cpl. Daegan Page, 23, from Epply Airfield to Braman mortuary, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
Page’s remains arrived at Epply from Dover Air Base in Delaware at 1:20 p.m. Friday, the paper reported.
“We wish we could have stopped and thanked every person who took time out of their day to pay their respects,” his family said in a statement, according to the paper.
David Lee Espinoza was among the 13 U.S. service members who were killed in a deadly airport suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan.US MARINES via REUTERS In Jackson, Wyo., thousands lined the streets to greet the hearse bearing Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum.U.S. Marines via AP Daegan Page’s