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Afghanistan War / Helicopter Downing / Operation Hawkeye #1028114

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 2012
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(McLean, Virginia: David Martin) Operation Hawkeye, the effort of 13-year-old Will Thomas to raise money for the families of the 30 US servicemen killed in the downing of a helicopter in Afghanistan a year ago by taking donations for making basketball goals, featured; details given about the visit from the widow of Lt. Cdr. Jonas Kelsall††; photo shown of the dog Hawkeye laying at the foot of the casket of his master, Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson††, who died in the shootdown. [THOMAS – says it was a sacrifice he needed to make; reacts to the amount of money coming in.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Martin, David

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