Mayor Sessoms Offers Condolences to SEAL Families and Colleagues

Saturday, August 06, 2011

On behalf of the city of Virginia Beach, I offer my sincere condolences to the families and colleagues of the SEALs who lost their lives today after an insurgent helicopter attack in Afghanistan. My heart goes out to them.


We are deeply grateful every day for the service and sacrifices that they and all other members of the military make. The U.S. Navy is a vital part of the fabric of Virginia Beach, and this loss is deeply felt throughout the city. May God bless their families in this time of tragedy. All flags at Virginia Beach municipal facilities will be flown at half mast beginning Sunday morning until Monday evening.