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The Legacy of 9/11

News >  Military

Remember 9/11: The faces of Spokane’s fallen in Afghanistan

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 10, 2021

At least 18 local military veterans died over the 20 years the United States was in conflict in Afghanistan after 9/11. The men and women who died left behind families members now coming to terms, in their own ways, with the country's complicated exit from the country and the legacy of those who didn't come back.