A Statement From Rep. Young On The C-17 Crash
Washington, D.C. - Alaskan Congressman Don Young released the following statement this morning following news of the Air Force C-17 cargo plane crash at Elmendorf Air Force Base:
"This is a tragedy in every sense of the word. The military community is a very large part of what makes Alaska such a great state. I was incredibly saddened to learn of the crash and I extend my most heartfelt sympathies and prayers to the men, women, and families of our active duty personnel and National Guard members. You bravely protect Alaska each and every day, and today Alaska mourns with you."