Seven American soldiers


Seven American soldiers went down in a Blackhawk helicopter a few days ago. Six were killed before help could get to them. Their Blackhawk helicopter made a hard landing in southern Afghanistan and then came under attack by insurgents.

Here are the names of the six U.S. Soldiers who were killed in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2013, when their UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed.

Killed in the crash were:

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34, of Heavener, Okla.,

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35, of Scottsdale, Ariz.,

Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29, of Willow Spring, N.C.

Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28, of Marietta, Ga.,

Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, 30, of Elkhart, Ind., .

Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, 22, of Shubuta, Miss., .

There was one survivor of the crash. That Soldier’s name was not released and medical status is unknown.

Meanwhile at home, the dust-up over Duck Dynasty continues but with Christmas right around the corner, six families will be having a hard time coping. Please pray for them.

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