Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement after learning of the death of Utah National Guardsman Aaron Butler from Monticello, Utah:
“My heart goes out to the Butler family on the loss of their son Aaron. I am very grateful for all our service men and women who put their lives on the line for our nation. I will pray for all our Utah families who have loved ones serving in Afghanistan today.”
Butler was working with the Afghan Army as part of a twelve-member team fighting members of the Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan.