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Knoxville restaurants honor servicemembers killed in Afghanistan bombing

Multiple Knoxville restaurants are setting up displays to honor 13 fallen servicemembers killed in an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.
A Texas Roadhouse booth is set aside to honor the lives of American Service Members killed in...
A Texas Roadhouse booth is set aside to honor the lives of American Service Members killed in Afghanistan.(WVLT)
Published: Aug. 29, 2021 at 4:33 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Multiple Knoxville restaurants have set up displays honoring 13 servicemembers killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan. Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans trying to get to the airport in Kabul, killing 60 Afghans in addition to the 13 Americans.

A booth at the Texas Roadhouse in West Knoxville was set aside to honor the 13 American lives taken. The booth had 13 drinks, a rose and a candle set up to remember the lives lost.

Texas Roadhouse honors the fallen
Texas Roadhouse honors the fallen(Texas Roadhouse)

A table at the West Knoxville Chuy’s on Kingston Pike also set up a table to honor the 13 lives. The table featured 13 glasses, a list of the fallen servicemembers and a candle.

Knoxville Chuy's displays table honoring 13 killed in Afghanistan
Knoxville Chuy's displays table honoring 13 killed in Afghanistan(Stephanie N Smith)

Ryan Knauss, a Knoxville native and Gibbs High School graduate was one of the 13 killed. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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