Bodies Of Seven Servicemen Killed In Afghanistan Return To U.S.
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Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and Army Maj Gen William... News Photo 168254516Army Maj.,Ashton,Ashton Carter,Asphalt,C-17,Carrying,Case,Conflict,De,Deputy Secretary,Dover - Delaware,Dover Air Force Base,Exchanging,Flag,Hanging,Horizontal,Michael Simpson,Remains,Saluting,Team,US Military,USA,War,William RappPhotographer Chip SomodevillaCollection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesDOVER, DE - MAY 07: Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter (C) and Army Maj. Gen. William Rapp (R) salute as a U.S. Army carry team carries the flag-draped transfer case with the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Michael Simpson, 30, off of a C-17 on the tarmac at Dover Air Force Base May 7, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington, Simpson died May 1 in Landstuhl, Germany of wounds he suffered in an April 27 improvised explosive device attack in Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)