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Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26, (Credit: AP)

Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26, of Long Beach, Calif., was among the 30 U.S. service members killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, according to the Defense Department.

Faces of the 30 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

30 American service members were killed in Afghanistan in a helicopter crash Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26,
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Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26, of Long Beach, Calif., was among the 30 U.S. service members killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, according to the Defense Department.

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Darrik
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Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Darrik C. Benson, 28, of Angwin, Calif. Benson was killed along with other Navy SEALs in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer,
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Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer, Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist, Kraig M. Vickers 36, of Kokomo, Hawaii, was killed along with other SEALS in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

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Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer, Brian R.
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Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer, Brian R. Bill, 31, of Stamford, Conn., was killed along with other Navy SEALS in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Lt. Cmdr. and Navy SEAL, Jonas B. Kelsall,
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Lt. Cmdr. and Navy SEAL, Jonas B. Kelsall, 32, of Shreveport, La., was killed along with other SEALS in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Petty Officer 1st Class Jon T. Tumilson, 35,
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Petty Officer 1st Class Jon T. Tumilson, 35, of Rockford, Iowa, was killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Army Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter, 47,
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Army Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter, 47, of Centennial, Colo., was one of 30 troops killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Army Sgt. Alexander J. Bennett, 24, of Tacoma,
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Army Sgt. Alexander J. Bennett, 24, of Tacoma, Wash., was assigned to the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion). He was one of 30 U.S. service members killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

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Navy SEAL Chris Campbell, 36, was one of
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Navy SEAL Chris Campbell, 36, was one of 17 SEALs killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6.

Chief Petty Officer and Navy SEAL Heath M.
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Chief Petty Officer and Navy SEAL Heath M. Robinson, 34, of Detroit, was among those killed in a helicopter crash in the Wardak province of Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 shows Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Matthew D. Mason, 37, of Kansas City, Mo. Mason was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy
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This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Senior Chief Petty Officer Thomas A. Ratzlaff, 34, of Green Forest, Ark. Ratzlaff was among the Navy SEALs killed in the helicopter downing in Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated family photo provided by the U.S.
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This undated family photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas P. Spehar, 24, of Saint Paul, Minn. Spehar was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

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This undated family photo provided by the US Navy shows Information Systems Technician Petty Officer 1st Class, Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist, Jared W. Day, 28, of Taylorsville, Utah. Day was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday.

This undated family photo, provided by the US
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This undated family photo, provided by the US Navy shows Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class, Aaron C. Vaughn, 30, of Stuart, Fla. Vaughan was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated family photo shows Sgt. Patrick Hamburger,
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This undated family photo shows Sgt. Patrick Hamburger, 30, of Grand Island, Neb. Hamburger was among 30 Americans killed when a U.S. military helicopter was shot down Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. Military officials have not released the names of those killed, but Hamburger's family confirmed his death.

Army Chief Warrant Officer 2, Bryan Nichols, was
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Army Chief Warrant Officer 2, Bryan Nichols, was killed on Saturday, August 6, while serving on the Chinook helicopter that was hit by rocket fire. The crash killed 30 U.S. soldiers and eight Afghans.

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Zerbe, 28,
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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Zerbe, 28, of York, Pennsylvania.

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This undated family photo,provided by the US Navy
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This undated family photo,provided by the US Navy shows Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer, Louis J. Langlais, 44, of Santa Barbara, Calif. Langlais was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated image provided by the US navy
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This undated image provided by the US navy shows Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Robert J. Reeves, 32, of Shreveport, La. Reeves was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6. 2011.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy
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This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Petty Officer 1st Class Michael J. Strange, 25, of Philadelphia. Strange was killed along with other SEALs in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Army Specialist 4 Spencer C. Duncan was killed
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Army Specialist 4 Spencer C. Duncan was killed on Saturday, August 6, while serving as a door gunner on the Chinook helicopter that was hit by rocket fire. The crash killed 30 U.S. soldiers and eight Afghans.

This undated family photo,provided by the U.S. Navy
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This undated family photo,provided by the U.S. Navy shows Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jason R. Workman, 32, of Blanding, Utah. Workman was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

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This undated family photo provided by the U.S. navy shows Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) John W. Faas, 31, of Minneapolis, Minn. Faas was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated family photo, provided by the US
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This undated family photo, provided by the US Navy shows Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class, Jesse D. Pittman, 27, of Ukiah, Calif. Pittman was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated family photo provided by the U.S.
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This undated family photo provided by the U.S. Navy on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 shows Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Stephen M. Mills, 35, of Fort Worth, Texas. Mills was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated family photo provided by the US
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This undated family photo provided by the US Navy shows Master-at-Arms Petty Officer 1st Class, Expeditionary Warfare Specialist, John Douangdara, 26, of South Sioux City, Neb. Douangdara was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

This undated family photo, provided by the U.S
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This undated family photo, provided by the U.S Navy shows Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer Kevin A. Houston, 35, of West Hyannisport, Mass. was killed along with other SEALS in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy
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This undated image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Chief Petty Officer Nicholas H. Null, 30, of Washington, W.Va. Null was killed along with other SEALs in the Afghan Helicopter crash on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

Air Force Tech. Sgt. John W. Brown, 33,
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Air Force Tech. Sgt. John W. Brown, 33, of Tallahassee, Florida

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