WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today released the following statement on the passing of Lance Corporal Donovan Davis, from Olathe, Kansas. Lance Cpl. Davis was one of five Marines aboard the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter that crashed in San Diego this week.
“Today, we learned that Kansas lost one of its finest in the tragic helicopter crash that took the lives of five United States Marines. Lance Cpl. Davis volunteered to serve his country, and at 21 years of age, he paid the ultimate sacrifice. Even in times of peace, our military men and women put themselves at great risk to make certain the troops are always ready to defend our nation if the need should arise.
“I can’t even begin to imagine the pain five families and many friends are facing today as they learn of the loss of these young men. Robba and I are praying for the Davis family – and all the military families impacted by this accident.”
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