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