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Governor Brown issued a statement regarding the involvement of Oregon National Guard Specialist Alek Skarlatos in thwarting a gunman's actions on a train from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday.
GOVERNOR KATE BROWN PRESS RELEASE
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August 22, 2015

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Governor Brown Praises Guardsman's Courage


(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown issued the following statement today regarding the involvement of Oregon National Guard Specialist Alek Skarlatos in thwarting a gunman's actions on a train from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, August 21:
 
"Specialist Alek Skarlatos is the pride of Oregon. His swift and courageous action against a heavily armed and dangerous gunman saved many lives and earned him the gratitude of the nation and the world. I am extremely proud of this brave Oregonian and serviceman."
 
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