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WJLA, August 08, 2011

Photos of the Fallen: Americans shot down in Afghanistan

Insurgents shot down a U.S. military helicopter during fighting in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, most of them belonging to the same elite Navy SEALs unit that killed Osama bin Laden. You can pay tribute to the fallen servicemen on this Facebook page.

Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell, 36, was a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in the crash. According to The Daily News of Jacksonville, N.C., Campbell grew up playing sports for his entire life. In his will, he insisted that in any article written about him post mortem, that an appeal for donations to the Wounded Warrior Fund be made. Campbell met his wife Angelina during a surfing trip, The Daily News reports. "We ask that people pray for us," Diane Campbell, his mother, told the local newspaper.