September 14th, 2012
08:20 PM ET

President honors fallen Americans: 'Heroes' and 'Patriots' return home

The bodies of the four Americans killed in Tuesday's attack in Benghazi Libya came home Friday. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, hailing the victims as "heroes" and 'patriots.'

Tributes have been pouring in from around the world for U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, by all accounts a gifted diplomat.
And now we are learning more about the other three victims. Two of the men were former Navy SEALS, the third a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the somber homecoming.

Filed under: International • Libya
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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    "We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain..."

    September 14, 2012 at 11:23 pm | Reply

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