Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley have introduced a resolution honoring all Missouri service members part of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Those honored include Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz who was killed in an attack at the Kabul airport.

Senator Blunt says the state will be forever indebted to those who made the ultimate sacrifice serving in Afghanistan.  

Blunt also says Missourians must do their part to live a life worthy of their sacrifice and never take for granted the freedom people have because of those who served.  

You can read the resolution here.

Press Release:

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Josh Hawley (Mo.) introduced a resolution honoring fallen Marine Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz and all of the Missouri service members who made the ultimate sacrifice as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

“Lance Corporal Jared Schmitz and the 12 other service members who were killed in the attack at the Kabul airport did what only the bravest and most extraordinary Americans do: risked their lives to save others,” said Blunt. “Missouri will forever be indebted to them, and to each and every one of the heroes from our state who made the ultimate sacrifice serving our nation in Afghanistan. We must do our part, every day, to live a life worthy of their sacrifice – never taking for granted the freedom and security we have because they answered the call to serve.”