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Whom militants assassinated.
As she delivered books to children.
As the military flew her body back to the United States today the White House said the attack would would not derail plans for the future of Afghanistan.
And -- -- worked as a press officer at the US embassy in Kabul.
Family members say it was the latest of several dangerous missions for which she had volunteered after joining the US foreign service out of college.
The embassy reports militants triggered a bomb inside a car this weekend as she helped deliver text books to school children in -- -- -- We're told the blast killed her along with four other Americans that attack also killed -- Afghan doctor and injured several other people.
It came just a few days after one of the deadliest attacks of America's longest war in which militants stormed a courthouse and killed more than 46 people.
Today the White House -- its condolences to the families of those killed but said the recent attacks would not have an effect on the planned withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan next year.
What is absolutely the case is Afghanistan remains very violent place.
It is also true that we have made great strides he and our efforts to train up the Afghan national security forces.
As they take increasing responsibility for.
The security in their country in that process continues.
And so many Hoff is the first American diplomat to die on the job since militants last year stormed a consulate had been Ghazi Libya.
Killing four people including the American ambassador to that country.
Meanwhile we're learning about and -- -- -- from the people who knew her best.
Trace Gallagher on fox top story live in our West Coast news of this afternoon -- friends and family say she was determined to make a difference.
And she told those friends and family ship that the places that needed her the most were also the most dangerous places and the scariest places on the planet but she said to make an impact in Afghanistan.
That she would have to get outside the gates of the US compound in Kabul greatly increasing her danger.
And -- up mentor children she worked -- and violence against women.
Even work with the Afghan women's soccer team to help them gain greater acceptance.
Her dad says she embraced every single day listen.
We were so proud -- she she did so many great things.
She was a hard worker she was energetic she was very devoted to.
The work she was doing very devoted to.
Helping the people in the country Afghanistan where she was working.
Her next to sign it was supposed to be in Algiers but first she wanted to come back to the United States and learn Arabic -- -- so Flickr co workers thought the world over.
Yeah I mean they said that she was unwavering and on the right path in fact Fox News correspondent Dominic -- tally knew her from Afghanistan and said that she was very very bright.
And had the talent to become a top US ambassador someday but the proof really is the fact that.
-- many half was chosen to help guide secretary of state John Kerry during his trip to Afghanistan just two weeks ago.
And John Kerry remembers her well let's.
Chosen Austin by the ambassador there to be the -- person.
Because of her capacity she seem to be really you know advancing quite quickly through the ranks of the foreign service and even.
Even John Kerry's comments.
Sort of reflect that.
Her body of course flown back to Dover Air Force Base today show up her family has not yet announced.
Funeral arrangements Trace Gallagher live in Los Angeles -- thank you as --
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