29 Apr '14, 12am

Airman killed in Arkansas tornadoes | Air Force Times

An airman with the Arkansas Air National Guard was killed in ferocious tornadoes that swept through the state Sunday, the chief of the National Guard Bureau announced on social media. At least 16 people were killed in Sunday’s tornadoes, including 10 in the community of Vilonia, north of Little Rock, according to USA Today. Army Gen. Frank Grass tweeted at 6:24 p.m. on Monday, “Sad day: Airman killed in #tornado that hurt so many families #NationalGuard helping in #Arkansas.” Sad day: Airman killed in #tornado that hurt so many families; #NationalGuard helping in #Arkansas . http://t.co/BCfhoNgmEW #military #news — General Frank Grass (@ChiefNGB) April 28, 2014 Grass linked to a message to guardsmen posted on his Facebook page. “I am deeply saddened that an Arkansas National Guard member is among those killed in Vilonia, where dozens of ?#?NationalGuard members’ homes were...

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