A Logansport high school graduate was one of the 13 U.S. military members killed in the bombing Afghanistan’s Kabul airport.
The death of Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, was confirmed Saturday by the Department of Defense.
Sanchez was a 2017 Logansport graduate. He played on the school's varsity soccer team.
Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding U.S. Marine Corporal Humberto Sanchez who was killed in the terrorist attack in Kubul, Afghanistan.
I ask all Hoosiers so inclined to send prayers to the family of one of America’s finest, U.S. Marine, Corporal Humberto Sanchez.
Few among us answer a call of duty so dangerous as Corporal Sanchez volunteered to do. In doing so, he made the ultimate sacrifice so others could live and find freedom.
While Janet and I mourn his loss, we hold up his incredible legacy of service above self and vow to honor him in every way we know how.
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch offered the following statement regarding U.S. Marine Corporal Humberto Sanchez who was killed in the terrorist attack in Kubul, Afghanistan.
“I join Logansport, Cass County and Hoosiers across the state in mourning U.S. Marine, Corporal Humberto Sanchez. His bravery for answering the call to protect Americans, our freedom and our nation should always be remembered. I am praying for his family, friends and community that loved him and his selfless sacrifice."
The U.S. military said it was the most lethal day for American forces in Afghanistan since 2011.