The other Americans range from Apache helicopter pilots to intelligence analysts at Iraq’s military headquarters.
“Our men and women in uniform, who are serving in Iraq, are putting themselves in harm’s way,” said the White House press secretary, Josh Earnest. “There’s no one, including the commander in chief, who would downplay the risks that they are taking on our behalf.”
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