Titus Statement on the Fatal Accident at Hawthorne Army Depot

Mar 19, 2013
Press Release

March 19, 2013

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada’s First District released the following statement today after learning of a fatal training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot that resulted in the death of several Marines:

“It was with great sorrow that I heard of the loss of life at the Hawthorne Army Depot explosion last night. This tragic accident reminds us of the sacrifices our servicemen and women make every day to protect our American way of life, in the field and here at home.  My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends who lost a loved one in Hawthorne last night, and I pray for a quick recovery of those receiving care for their injuries.”