Solemn ceremony

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Pfc. Tyler R. Iubelt, of Tamaroa, Ill., Tuesday during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base. Among those paying their respects was Vice President Joe Biden. Pfc. Iubelt, who was 20 years old, was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. The Pentagon said Monday that Iubelt and 30-year-old Sgt. John W. Perry of Stockton, California, died of injuries inflicted by an improvised explosive device at Bagram Airfield. Two American contractors also died in the explosion Saturday morning, and 16 U.S. service members and one Polish soldier were wounded. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which it said was carried out by a suicide bomber inside the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Pfc. Tyler R. Iubelt, of Tamaroa, Ill., Tuesday during a dignified transfer at Dover Air Force Base. Among those paying their respects was Vice President Joe Biden. Pfc. Iubelt, who was 20 years old, was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. The Pentagon said Monday that Iubelt and 30-year-old Sgt. John W. Perry of Stockton, California, died of injuries inflicted by an improvised explosive device at Bagram Airfield. Two American contractors also died in the explosion Saturday morning, and 16 U.S. service members and one Polish soldier were wounded. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which it said was carried out by a suicide bomber inside the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

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