President Trump visits Dover to pay respects to Army officers killed in Afghanistan

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A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle of Tarrant, Texas, during a dignified transfer Nov. 21, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Knadle was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle of Tarrant, Texas, during a dignified transfer Nov. 21, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Knadle was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania visited Dover Air Force Base Thursday evening to pay their respects to two Army officers killed in Afghanistan, Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle, 33, from Tarrant, Texas and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami Jr., 25, from Keaau, Hawaii

President Trump spent time with the family, offering his condolences before what’s referred to as the dignified transfer where the U.S. Army carried the caskets of the two officers from the aircraft to the transfer vehicle.

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami of Keaau, Hawaii, during a dignified transfer Nov. 21, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Fuchigami was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk T. Fuchigami of Keaau, Hawaii, during a dignified transfer Nov. 21, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Fuchigami was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

Knadle was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Fuchigami was assigned to 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

The two officers were killed this week in Afghanistan when their helicopter crashed.