Searchlight, NV- Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement on the death of 31 service members in Afghanistan, whose helicopter crashed in the province of Wardak.
“My heart goes out to the families of 31 of our best and bravest service members, who gave their lives today along with seven Afghan counterparts, while serving our country in Afghanistan. Their sacrifice will not be in vain. Every single day, our men and women in uniform put their lives at risk to defend our nation and make the world a safer place. Today’s tragedy is a sobering reminder of their selfless commitment to our nation.”