Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Redlands Soldier
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Pfc. Hannah L. Gunterman of Redlands:
"As a member of the United States Army, Pfc. Gunterman courageously served our nation giving her life for the cause of freedom. Maria and I wish to send our deepest sympathies to Hannah's loved ones. We join with all Californians in mourning the loss of this brave soldier."
Gunterman, 20, died Sept. 4 of injuries sustained from a non-combat related cause in Taji, Iraq. She was assigned to the 542nd Maintenance Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Lewis, WA.
In honor of Pfc. Gunterman, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.
Governor Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Twentynine Palms Marine
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Shane P. Harris of Las Vegas, NV:
"Lance Cpl. Harris was committed to the safety and protection of his fellow Americans. Maria and I extend our condolences to Shane's family and friends. He will be remembered for bravely serving our country and protecting our treasured freedoms."
Harris, 23, died Sept. 3 as a result of injuries sustained from combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, CA.
In honor of Lance Cpl. Harris, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.