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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Governor David Ige’s statement on death of Hawaii soldier

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

The United States Army announced that Sgt. 1st Class Reymund R. Transfiguracion, of Waikoloa, Hawai‘i died on Aug. 12 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol as he conducted combat operations in Afghanistan.

Gov. David Ige issued the following statement:

“Hawaiʻi has lost a brave soldier who sacrificed his life serving his country. My deepest condolences to Sgt. 1st Class Transfiguracion’s wife and children, and his entire ‘ohana. Let our community come together to support them now and in the coming months.”

Media Contacts:
Jodi Leong
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0043
Mobile: 808-798-3929
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Cindy McMillan
Communications Director
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0012
Mobile: 808-265-7974
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