"On behalf of U.S. Central Command, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of two fallen American Soldiers in service to our country. Sgt. 1st Class Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rey Rodriguez, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Their loss is a tragic reminder of the tremendous risks our men and women undertake to serve our nation at home and abroad. Their sacrifices will not be forgotten." - General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., U.S. Marines.