Minnesota woman among 6 airmen killed by suicide bomber in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that a woman from Plymouth, Minn. was among the six airmen killed Monday in Afghanistan. Adrianna Vorderbruggen, 36, and five others were killed when they were attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bargram Air Base.

The Associated Press reports that the Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Vorderbruggen was assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations 9th Field Investigations Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Military Partners and Families Coalitions released a statement Tuesday that read in part: