LOGANSPORT, Ind. (WISH) — A Logansport High School postgraduate was 1 of the 13 work members killed successful attacks successful Kabul, Afghanistan, successful the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover.
Humberto Sanchez was among astatine slightest 11 Marines, a Navy medic and 1 different work subordinate who died successful the attacks.
Logansport Community School Corp. commented connected Twitter astir the postgraduate from Logansport High School, wherever students are nicknamed Berries:
“Our corp mourns the nonaccomplishment of US Marine Humberto Sanchez, a postgraduate of LHS. We’re everlastingly indebted to the work men and women who hazard it each to support others. We volition ne'er hide the names of those who paid the eventual sacrifice. Take attraction of each other, Berry Nation.”
Logansport Mayor Chris Martin, a Republican, said on Facebook:
“Like many, I person been heartbroken implicit the caller nonaccomplishment of the 13 U.S. work members who were murdered successful the violent attacks against our evacuation efforts successful Kabul, Afghanistan.
“Even much heartbreaking is learning the quality contiguous that 1 of those killed was from close present astatine location successful Logansport, Indiana.
“This young antheral had not yet adjacent turned 30 and inactive had his full beingness up of him. Any plans helium whitethorn person had for his post-military beingness were fixed successful sacrifice owed to the bosom helium exhibited successful putting himself into harm’s mode to safeguard the lives of others.
“It is this sentiment, and this enactment of valor which is paramount, requiring each and each 1 of america to springiness intermission and to assistance these families up successful supplication and successful love.
“Echoing the words of our Governor…now is not the clip for division. Now is not the clip for politics. This is simply a clip for unity, and a corporate mourning of those who gave their lives successful sacrifice for a origin greater than themselves.
“To grant their memory, it is this successful which we should each aspire, to proceed the ripple effect of making a affirmative alteration successful our world. To bash truthful is preventing the lives of each of those we’ve mislaid from being done truthful successful vain.
“The conflict we look is against evil, not against 1 another. The lone mode successful which we volition prevail and bring to justice, those who proceed to rob these young heroes of their futures, is if we bash it together.
“The much we proceed to beryllium divided, the easier it volition beryllium to bash america harm.
“May God bless America, and proceed to wrapper His loving arms astir those who are inactive warring to get everyone location safely.”
The Logansport Pharos Tribune reports Sanchez graduated from Logansport High School successful 2017. He besides attended Columbia Elementary.
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