Governor Rick Scott today issued the below statement regarding the deaths of Master Sergeant William R. Posch of Indialantic, Staff Sergeant Carl Enis of Tallahassee and the five other U.S. Air Force crew members following a helicopter crash in western Iraq, on Thursday. Governor Scott will honor the memory and sacrifices of Master Sgt. William R. Posch and Staff Sgt. Carl Enis by ordering the lowering of flags. The details on the lowering of flags will be announced in the coming days.
Governor Scott said, “The loss of Master Sgt. William R. Posch, Staff Sgt. Carl Enis and their fellow armed service members is devastating. The deaths of these brave men serve as a solemn reminder of the sacrifice and commitment made by our nation’s military to secure and protect the freedom we all cherish as Americans. Ann and I know Staff Sgt. Enis’ family personally, and we grieve with them today. I ask that every Floridian pause to remember Master Sgt. William R. Posch and Staff Sgt. Enis and all of those lost in this tragedy.”