WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) issued the following statement today on the death of U.S. Army Private First Class Cale C. Miller, 23, of Overland Park, Kansas, who died on May 24, 2012, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to initial reports, Private First Class Miller died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to B Company, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
“Yesterday on Memorial Day, we remembered that freedom is not free as we paid tribute to our nation’s fallen troops who laid down their lives for our country,” Sen. Moran said. “All Americans will forever be indebted to Private Miller for his service and sacrifice. 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.”
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