Leading the grieving, President Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate
in Libya. (Sept. 14)
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[Location - Date:Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland][Source:Pool][VO:][SOT/:Hillary Clinton/Secretary of State]"Today, we bring home four Americans who gave their lives for our country and our values."[SOT/:Hillary Clinton/Secretary of State]"here will be more difficult days ahead, but it is important that we don't lose sight of the fundamental fact that America must keep leading the world. We owe it to those four men to continue the long, hard work of diplomacy."[SOT/:President Barack Obama/POTUS]"Four Americans, four patriots. They loved this country. And they chose to serve it, and served it well. They had a mission, and they believed in it. They knew the danger and they accepted it. They didn't simply embrace the American ideal, they lived it, they embodied it."[SOT/:President Barack Obama/POTUS]"Their sacrifice will never be forgotten. We will bring to justice those who took them from us. We will stand fast against the violence on our diplomatic missions."[SOT/:President Barack Obama/POTUS]"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. The flag they served under now carries them home. May God bless the memory of these men who laid down their lives for us all. May God watch over your families and all who love them. And may God bless these United States of America."