Body of 1st US Service Member Killed in Syria Returned Home

Body of 1st US Service Member Killed in Syria Returned HomeThe first U.S. service member killed in Syria in the fight against ISIS was returned to the United States on Sunday evening in a dignified transfer at Delaware’s Dover Air Force Base. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott C. Dayton, 42, died near the city of Ayn Issa in northern Syria on Thursday after being injured in an improvised explosive device blast, military officials said. When a service member is killed abroad, his or her remains are returned to the U.S at Dover Air Force Base.

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