Governor Rick Perry releases statement on the death of Sean Carmeli
AUSTIN, TX (GOVERNOR PERRY'S OFFICE) — Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement following the death of Sean Carmeli, a Texan serving in the Israeli army.
“On behalf of all Texans, I'd like to express to the Carmeli family our deepest condolences on the loss of Sean, who died valiantly fighting terrorism in defense of Israel. Like many other ‘Lone Soldiers,’ Sean was American, but also a part of the extended Israeli family, and a passionate believer in Israel's inherent right to defend itself against terrorist aggression. Anita and I will keep his family in our thoughts and prayers."