Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of El Segundo Soldier
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Rex C. Kenyon of El Segundo:
“Maria and I join all Californians in mourning the loss of Chief Warrant Officer Kenyon. His heroic service and selfless sacrifice for his country will not be forgotten. We send our heartfelt sympathies to Rex’s family during this painful time.”
Kenyon, 34, died Jan. 16 when his AH64D (Apache) helicopter was shot down while he was conducting aerial patrols in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
In honor of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Kenyon, Capitol flags will be flown at half staff.