An American volunteer who was killed fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was honored in Turkey on Thursday. Hundreds lined the streets as a convoy carried the body of Keith Broomfield.
He was killed in Syria, fighting alongside allied Kurdish forces. Broomfield is believed to be the first American volunteer to die in that war.
“I went to my kids and just cried about it,” said Tom Broomfield. He said his son’s faith motivated him to travel to one of the deadliest places on the planet, without any military training. “He really felt led by the Lord to go over there, and not knowing what he should do or could do but said ‘I really feel I need to go there.'”
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