US Embassy honors late Smedinghoff
“Today, we honor her memory and her service by continuing her mission to deliver textbooks to Afghan schoolchildren,” a statement released by the embassy said.
On April 6, 2013, the statement recalled Smedinghoff, 25, was in the company of civilian, military and Afghan colleagues, four of whom also perished in the attack along with her.
It said that seven other persons in that attack suffered injuries. “We honor their memories and the sacrifices they made in service to the US and Afghanistan,” the statement concluded.
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