US House passes measure awarding Congressional Gold Medal to 13 service members killed in Kabul

  • President Joe Biden and other officials attend the dignified transfer of the remains of fallen service members at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, on Aug. 29, 2021, after 13 members of the U.S. military were killed in Afghanistan last week. (Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed bipartisan legislation by voice vote Monday evening that would posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 American service members killed in the August suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.