03.13.15

Burr and Tillis Mourn the Loss of Military Personnel in Florida Crash

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) made the following statement on the loss of seven U.S. Marines, stationed at Camp Lejeune (N.C.), and four Louisiana National Guard air crewmembers in a helicopter crash at the Florida panhandle:

“This tragedy reminds us of the great risks our men and women in uniform take every day. We cannot forget the sacrifices they make on our behalf to defend our freedom. Our prayers are with their families and we will remember their service to our great country.”