In a heartbreaking incident, five American service members lost their lives in a helicopter crash.
The helicopter crashed during a routine training exercise in the eastern Mediterranean, the US military said.
The mishap occurred during refueling, but further incident details were not disclosed.
Five US Troops Dies
The United States has increased its military presence in the region after the outbreak of war in the Middle East.
US President Joe Biden has expressed condolences about the tragic loss of lives in the recent helicopter crash.
The US military has not yet disclosed any information about the exact location of where the incident occurred.
The Biden Administration has dispatched two aircraft carriers and multiple ships to assist Israel against Hamas.
Military Released Names
The US military later named the victims as;
Chief Warrant Officer Stephen Dwyer, 38, of Clarksville, Tennessee
Staff Sgt Tanner Grone, 26, of Gorham, New Hampshire
Chief Warrant Officer Shane Barnes, 34, of Sacramento, California
Sgt Cade Wolfe, 24, of Mankato, Minnesota.
Sgt Andrew Southard, 27, of Apache Junction, Arizona