“Make no mistake, no military on the face of the earth works harder to avoid civilian casualties than the United States’ military, and nobody wants to see innocent life taken” he said. “We take it very, very seriously and when we know that we have caused innocent life to be lost in the conduct of our operations, we’re transparent about it.”
The last United States evacuation plane is now in the air. Roughly 300 American are believed to still be in Afghanistan. There is a report that Americans were turned away from the airport by U.S. military forces before the final plane took off.