Vice President Joe Biden, center, and Army Secretary Eric Fanning, right, stand as an Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Pfc. Tyler R. Iubelt at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Tuesday. Iubelt was one of four Americans (two soldiers) killed in Afghanistan last Saturday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at Bagram Airfield. More info
Tyler is the grandson of my cousin Cathy. I didn’t really know him personally, just the family. Tyler lived with his wife and infant daughter in Du Quoin IL when he enlisted in the U.S. Army just one year ago next week.