“On behalf of U.S. Central Command, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of a U.S. Marine and a U.S. contractor who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, Mr. Saif Rashaed, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve. We will not forget their sacrifice. As we mourn their loss, we are reminded of the significant dangers our men and women face while serving our nation.” - General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., U.S. Marines.