Press Release of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

For Immediate Release:
February 23, 2012  
Washington D.C. Office (202) 224-3553

Boxer Statement on Tragic Death of Seven Marines in Helicopter Collision  

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today issued the following statement on the death of seven Marines in a helicopter collision during a training exercise near Yuma, Arizona. Six of the Marines were from Camp Pendleton.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of these brave Marines who died in this tragic accident. We honor their service and all they have done for our country.”