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Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on UH-60 Helicopter Crash, the Passing of Five American Peacekeepers

November 14, 2020



HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the UH-60 helicopter crash in Sinai, Egypt that killed seven peacekeepers, including five U.S. servicemen, one of whom was Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, a soldier from Katy, Texas. One American remains hospitalized in critical condition.

"Heidi and I are lifting up in prayer the Vandekamp family, and all those affected by this crash. We also continue to pray for the American who remains hospitalized. The victims of this crash are patriots who risked their lives for liberty so that we may remain safe and free. As details continue to unfold surrounding this incident, let's pause to remember the selflessness and bravery of America's fallen servicemen and women."





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