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Cole Statement on Vance AFB Training Accident

November 21, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, issued the following statement after learning of today’s training accident at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma.

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the loss of two brave airmen at Vance Air Force Base. This tragic accident is a sobering reminder of the dangers our service members face on a daily basis, including during training exercises at home and in preparation for missions on the front lines abroad. My sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends and loved ones of those lost.”