Begich Statement on C-17 Crash at Elmendorf
Based on preliminary details about the crash of an Air Force C-17 cargo plane at Elmendorf Air Force Base with four crew members on board tonight, U.S. Senator Mark Begich issued the following statement:
"The service members of our National Guard sacrifice daily to defend our nation and make our state safe. My thoughts and prayers are with the extended National Guard family tonight. Certainly every Alaskan is deeply saddened by this accident. I urge all Alaskans to include these brave Guardsmen and their families in their prayers."