Biden er med ved den respektfulde hjemførsel af tre soldater, der mistede livet i et droneangreb i Jordan.

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attended the dignified transfer of the remains of three U.S. soldiers who were killed in an aerial drone attack in Jordan last weekend. The president, along with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff C.Q. Brown, met with the families of the fallen soldiers at Dover Air Force Base before observing the somber transfer of the bodies returning home from abroad. The three soldiers, Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, Sgt. Kennedy Ladon Sanders, and Sgt. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, were from Georgia. The attack on the facility in Jordan, known as Tower 22, also injured dozens of U.S. service members. The U.S. has attributed the attack to an Iranian-backed militant group based in Iraq. President Biden has stated that he has made a decision on how to respond to the strike, but has not revealed his plans publicly. U.S. officials have confirmed that plans have been approved for a series of strikes against targets in Iraq and Syria, including Iranian personnel and facilities. Defense Secretary Austin has emphasized the need to avoid a wider conflict in the region, but also stated that the U.S. will take necessary actions to defend its interests and people. The dignified transfer of the fallen soldiers is a solemn event, not a ceremony, and marks the process of transferring their remains from an aircraft to a vehicle for transport to a mortuary facility. The bodies will then be prepared for their final resting place and placed in caskets. CBS News correspondent David Martin contributed to this report.  

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