Braley Statement on Death of Marine Cpl. Christopher Zachary Reiff PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeff Giertz   
Friday, 02 December 2011 09:05

Iowa Marine died from wounds suffered by an IED explosion in Afghanistan 

 

Washington, DC – Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) released the following statement today after learning that Marine Cpl. Christopher Zachary Reiff, a native of Preston, Iowa, died as a result of injuries suffered from an IED explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Reiff family.  Words seem so inadequate at times like these, but I am grateful for Corporal Reiff’s service.  He made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of the country he loved.  I urge Iowans to keep the Reiff family in their thoughts this Thanksgiving.”

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