Obama to honor return of Libya attack victims
by Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press
September 14, 2012 03:15 PM | 949 views | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
President Barack Obama walks from the Oval office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, heading to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. to attend the transfer of remains ceremony marking the return to the US of the remains of the four Americans killed this week in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Barack Obama walks from the Oval office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, heading to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. to attend the transfer of remains ceremony marking the return to the US of the remains of the four Americans killed this week in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are visiting with families of the victims of this week’s attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya.

Obama and Biden joined Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to express condolences in a private waiting area at the Andrews Air Force Base terminal.

Obama and his dignitaries were at Andrews to witness the transfer of remains ceremony for Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others killed Tuesday in Benghazi.

Also killed were Americans Sean Smith, Glen A. Doherty and Tyrone S. Woods. Doherty and Woods were former Navy SEALS.

U.S. officials are investigating whether the assault was a coordinated terrorist attack that took advantage of protests in the Arab world over an anti-Muslim video.

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September 14, 2012
I find it quite disgusting and appauling that Cobb County will lower the U.S. Flag to honor members killed at a Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin, yet when one of our U.S. Ambassador's and at least two US Navy veterans, former SEALS, were killed while representing America abroad, we don't lower our flag to honor them.

What's wrong with that message? I guess non U.S. government and non U.S. military members are more deserving of that respect?

Thanks for the slap in the face.
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