Statement by Ambassador P. Michael McKinley on the Attack near Bagram

December 22, 2015

“Today we mourn the loss of six U.S. service members killed in a cowardly Taliban attack on U.S. and Afghan forces near Bagram Airfield. Our deepest condolences go to the families of the six killed, as they face such heartbreaking news during the holiday season.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims who are recovering from this attack.  The U.S. Embassy stands in solidarity with our military colleagues at this difficult time, and we remain committed to supporting the Afghan people and their government in their efforts to find peace and stability.”