MINNEAPOLIS – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) issued the following statement after three Minnesota National Guard soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in Stearns County. 

“Today three brave Minnesota National Guard soldiers made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. I am deeply saddened, and their service to our state and our nation will never be forgotten. In Minnesota we wrap our arms around our brave men and women who make such immense sacrifices to keep our nation strong and free. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of these brave servicemembers and with the entire Minnesota National Guard community, at home and overseas.”