FIRST ON FOX: A two-party couple of senators lead a bill in the Senate to reward the 13 soldiers killed in the Kabul with the highest honor of Congress.
On Wednesday, Senators Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., introduced the bipartisan bill to give the 13 servicemen killed during of the murderous withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan on Congress Gold Medal.
"Thirteen brave men and women gave the last comprehensive measure to protect the Americans and our Afghan allies at one point criticism of our nation 's history - they are American heroes, "Daines said in a press release first obtained by Fox News.
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"As the United States concludes 20 -years of combat in Afghanistan, I think it is appropriate that Congress commemorates their sacrifice at this time with the Congressional Gold Medal, "he continued." On behalf of a grateful nation, thank you to these heroes and their families, and to all who wear the uniform and protect our freedom. "
Warren echoed his fellow Republican, saying members of the service, including his fallen constituent, the Navy Corps. Sergeant Johanny Rosario Pichardo, deserved the honor for their "incredible " courage "career and " heroic service. "
" We should honor these 13 servicemen, including including U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo de Lawrence,Massachusetts, who was killed last month in Afghanistan while serving our country and working to protect the lives of others, "Warren said in the statement.
" These people did show incredible courage throughout their careers, and we owe it to them to pass legislation to recognize their heroic service with the Congressional Gold Medal, "she added.
Daines and Warren are leading the bipartisan bill with 30 of their colleagues, including Republican Senators Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Mike Barrasso of Wyoming, and Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Dianne Feinstein of California, between others.
Rep. Lisa McClain, R-Mich., has previously introduced the House Companion Bill to the Senators' measure last month.
McClain introduced hisn bill five days after the deadly explosions in Kabul.
A suicide bombing by the terrorist group ISIS-K rocked the Kabul airport, killing dozens like the United States worked to meet the impending troop withdrawal date of August 31.
13 servicemen were killed in the blast.
Houston Keene is a reporter for Fox Digital News. You can find him on Twitter at @HoustonKeene.