WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) issued the following statement today on the death of U.S. Army Sergeant Erik N. May, 26, of Independence, Kansas, who died on July 14, 2012, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to initial reports, Sergeant May died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.
“All Americans will forever be indebted to Sergeant May for his service on our behalf,” Sen. Moran said. “My deepest sympathies go out to his family, and I ask all Kansans to join me in remembering his family and friends in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”