Governor's Statement on the Death of Marine Corps Sgt. Kevin Brian Balduf

May 17, 2011

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531

The following statement was released Tuesday from the Office of the Governor. The statement is regarding the death of Marine Corps Sgt. Kevin Brian Balduf who was killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Balduf has ties to Maine, as his wife is from Richmond, Maine.

“It is with great sadness that I extend my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Sergeant Balduf. His service to our great country and unwavering commitment to boldly protect its values will not be forgotten. As we honor Sergeant Balduf for his sacrifice to this nation, my thoughts and prayers are with his family, as well as all soldiers who continue to fight in defense of our freedom.”

Governor Paul R. LePage