President Barack Obama har opphevet forbudet mot at pressen får fotografere at drepte amerikanske soldater mottas på amerikansk grunn.

The casket of Air Force Staff Sgt. Phillip Myers, of Hopewell, Va., who was killed Afghanistan on April 4 is carried by an honor guard on Sunday, April 5, 2009 in Dover Air Force Base, Del. After receiving permission from the family, Myers is the first casualty to be observed arriving at Dover since the ban on media news coverage of returning war dead was put in place 18 years ago.