December 15, 2011

(Denver) – State Rep. Su Ryden (D-Aurora) released the following statement today to mark the end of America’s military involvement in Iraq:

“It is a relief to every American that our ordeal in Iraq has come to a successful end. We owe a deep debt of gratitude to the nearly one million American military men and women who served in Iraq over the past eight years. Iraq is a better place because of the courage and dedication of our soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen.

“I am very proud of them all, but I have a special place in my heart for the all the brave men and women who were based at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora.”

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