5th Group soldier from Ft Campbell among those killed in Syrian attack

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President Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in DE on Saturday to meet with relatives of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in Syria claimed by the Islamic State terrorist group.

- Scott A. Wirtz, a civilian from St. Louis.

Kent, a Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive), was assigned to Navy Special Warfare Support Activity 2 during her military career.

The three other transfers will be conducted privately, with the president observing. "Trump also suggested that US military forces could leave Syria within 30 days, which was logistically impossible", McGurk explained.

The blast, believed to have been carried out by ISIS, occurred in the northern city of Manbij on Wednesday and left a total of 14 people dead.

On Twitter, the president wrote that he would "be with the families of 4 very special people who lost their lives in service to our Country!"

Although the coalition opposing ISIS tweeted about the attacks almost an hour before Pence's speech, a White House official claims that the administration had not "publicly confirmed the deaths at the time (Pence) spoke". She is the first female Navy service member killed in the battle against ISIS since the USA -led coalition started fighting the group in 2014.

In the wake of President Donald Trump's announcement that the United States would withdraw troops from Syria, the public is divided over the issue, and about two-thirds say they do not think Trump has a clear plan for dealing with the situation in the war-torn country.

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Vice President Mike Pence is facing harsh criticism after he claimed ISIS had been defeated on the same day that the terrorist group killed American soldiers in Syria.

Over the past month, Trump and others have appeared to adjust the Syria pullout timeline, and USA officials have suggested it will likely take several months to safely withdraw American forces from Syria. The decision to abruptly withdraw from Syria resulted in the resignation of two administration officials, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Syria Special Envoy Brett McGurk, who said in December that the end of ISIS will be a long-term initiative, and "nobody is declaring mission accomplished".

Meddock served with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and was on his second deployment with the US -led coalition.

"The withdrawal is based on operational conditions on the ground, including conversations with our allies and partners", he said, adding that the number of troops in Syria "will fluctuate during this process".

"My concern by the statements made by President Trump is that you have set in motion enthusiasm by the enemy we're fighting", Graham said Wednesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. But many of those Kurdish fighters are USA allies who have been crucial to the fight against ISIS. "We will continue to hit the remnants of ISIS hard to destroy any residual networks and ensure its enduring defeat".

"In fact, Turkey can't operate hundreds of miles from its border in hostile territory without substantial USA military support", McGurk wrote.

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who was at the meeting, told reporters on a conference call that the president remained "steadfast" in his decision not to stay in Syria, or Afghanistan, "forever".

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