Coats Statement on Fallen Hoosier Marine Corporal Jordan Spears  

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): Senator Dan Coats issued the following statement regarding the death of Hoosier marine Corporal Jordan Spears, of Memphis, Indiana, the first U.S. soldier to die in the war against ISIS:

We mourn the loss of Corporal Jordan Spears, a brave Hoosier who answered his nation’s call and made the ultimate sacrifice for his country. We will not forget his heroism and service. I extend my deepest condolences and prayers to his family at this difficult time.”