Deepest Condolences
"On behalf of U.S. Central Command, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of three of our elite servicemembers who fell in service to our country. Sgt. Eric M. Houck, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Sgt. William M. Bays, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Sgt. Dillon C. Baldridge, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel These three U.S. Army Rangers’ dedication to selfless service on behalf of our nation will not be forgotten." - GEN Joseph L. Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command