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Assuming the grimmest role of his job, President Barack Obama on Tuesday prepared to privately honor the remains of the fallen returning home from war, this time the troops killed in a helicopter attack that claimed more American lives than any other incident of the Afghanistan war.
They were the first black Americans to fly for the U.S. military. Despite segregation, the Tuskegee airmen served with honor. And they were honored at BWI-Marshall airport.
Aberdeen Proving Ground officials are identifying a contractor killed in an explosion and fire at a laboratory at the installation.