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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 27, 2012

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY ON THE FATAL SHOOTING OF A MARYLAND NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER IN AFGHANISTAN



ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 27, 2012) – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the fatal shooting of Major Robert Marchanti, a Maryland National Guard solider who supported Operation Enduring Freedom:

“Through Maj. Marchanti’s service and sacrifice, we are reminded of the brave men and women who risk their lives every day protecting our freedom and safeguarding the people of our of State and our nation. On behalf of all Marylanders, I’d like to extend our most sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with the Marchanti family at this time."