Braley Statement on Injured Iowa Marine Print
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Written by Kira Ayish   
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 14:59

Washington, DC – May 25, 2011 - Today, Congressman Bruce Braley (IA-01) released the following statement after it was reported that Ryan McSweeny, an Iowa Marine from Marion, was injured by a roadside bomb while on combat patrol in Afghanistan:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan and his family. This has been a very difficult time for all deployed Iowans. My heart goes out to all these brave young men and women and their families.”

Three Iowans were killed in Afghanistan in April and several have been injured in May.

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