A U.S. service member and his family are among those wounded in the attacks Tuesday in Brussels, and the Pentagon is still working to account for other members of the military who may have been nearby, U.S. officials said.
Officials with U.S. European Command said in a statement that the organization continues to closely monitor events in Brussels, and is working with other U.S. agencies and Belgian authorities to determine appropriate security measures to take. One service member and his family “were caught up in this tragedy,” the statement said.
The detail was first reported by the independent Military Times newspaper chain after Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R.-N.J.), chairman of the House defense appropriations subcommittee, said during a hearing that six Americans were injured in the attacks, including military family members.
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