Mar 26 2003

ALABAMA SUFFERS WAR CASUALTY
STATEMENT OF SENATOR RICHARD SHELBY

U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby commented on the loss of Private First Class Howard Johnson II of Mobile, Alabama:

“It is with great sadness that I received word today of the death of an Alabama soldier. Private First Class Howard Johnson II was killed while serving his country in Iraq this past weekend.”

“Our entire nation mourns the loss of Private First Class Howard Johnson II. His sacrifice for freedom, and service to our grateful nation, will not be forgotten.”

“Our prayers are with Private First Class Johnson’s family who have suffered a great loss on behalf of our nation.”