Photo copyright 2004 Tami Silicio

“Flag-draped coffins are secured inside a cargo plane on April 7 at Kuwait International Airport. Military and civilian crews take great care with the remains of U.S. military personnel killed in Iraq. Soldiers form an honor guard and say a prayer as, almost nightly, coffins are loaded for the trip home.” The Seattle Times

Taking this photo cost Tami her job. The story is here and here.

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