Senators Burr and Tillis Statement on the Death of Lejeune Marine in Iraq Fighting ISIL

WASHINGTON – Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) today made the following statement on the death of Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin who was killed in Iraq over the weekend in an attack by Islamic State militants:

"We are deeply saddened that one of our U.S. Marines died fighting the Islamic State over the weekend. Based in Camp Lejeune, Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin made the ultimate sacrifice battling ISIS. Our prayers are with him and his family.”