NASHVILLE, Tenn. — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The U.S. Department of Defense said they are mourning the loss of five U.S. service members after they were killed in a training accident in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday evening.
“While we continue to gather more information about this deadly crash, it is another stark reminder that the brave men and women who defend our great nation put their lives on the line each and every day to keep our country safe,” The U.S. Department of Defense said in a release. “They represent the best of America. We will remember their service and their sacrifice. My prayers are with the patriots we have lost today and their families, loved ones, and teammates.”