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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Congressman Abraham honors soldiers involved in Black Hawk crash

March 17, 2015
Press Release

WASHINGTON - In a speech on the House floor Tuesday, Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, honored the memory of four Louisiana National Guardsmen and seven Marines who died in a Black Hawk helicopter crash earlier this month.

Two of those who died, Chief Warrant Officers George Griffin and George Strother, were from Dr. Abraham's district.

"We will never forget them. We honor them. Our prayers are with their families," Dr. Abraham said.

The speech can be viewed by visiting Dr. Abraham's YouTube site.