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 PhotoAshton - Idaho,Ashton Carter,Asphalt,Carrying,Conflict,Dover - Delaware,Dover Air Force Base,Exchanging,Flag,Hanging,Horizontal,Pouring,Rain,Saluting,US Marine Corps,USA,WarPhotographer Collection: 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 an Army carry team salutes, a U.S. Marine Corps carry team carries the flag-draped transfer case with the remains of Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Christian of Warwick, New York across the tarmac in the pouring rain at Dover Air Force Base May 7, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. Assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Christian and one other Marine died May 4, while conducting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)