Friday, March 16, 2007
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Winchester Soldier
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Webb of Winchester, CA:
"Staff Sergeant Webb's bravery exemplified the patriotism that makes freedom possible for all Americans. Christopher's sacrifice for our country is a somber reminder of the tremendous cost of our liberties. Maria and I extend our sympathies to Christopher's family and friends during this difficult time."
Webb, 28, died March 7 as a result of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX.
In honor of Staff Sgt. Webb, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.
Gov. Schwarzenegger Issues Statement on Death of Twentynine Palms Marine
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today released the following statement regarding the death of Lance Cpl. Nathanial D. Windsor of Scappoose, OR:
"Maria and I offer our prayers for Lance Corporal Windsor's family, friends and loved ones. This brave Marine went beyond the call of duty and gave his life for our nation. Nathanial's sacrifice is a model of ultimate selflessness for all Californians."
Windsor, 20, died March 13 as a result of injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, CA.
In honor of Lance Cpl. Windsor, Capitol flags will be flown at half-staff.