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COUNCILCHAIR TODD M. TURNER AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANGELA ALSOBROOKS OFFER CONDOLENCESUPON THE LOSS OF MARINE STAFF SGT. CHRISTOPHER SLUTMAN, LIFELONG MEMBER OF THEKENTLAND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Prince George’s County mourns the loss of Marine Staff SergeantChristopher A. Slutman, who also served as a first responder, and a lifetimemember of the Kentland Volunteer Fire Department in Landover.
On behalf of the residents of Prince George’s County, we extendour deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Staff Sgt. Slutman, whowas mortally wounded by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Monday. Staff Sgt. Slutman gave his life to keep ussafe, and while service was his calling, the loss is immense. We stand in support of his family and lovedones, especially at this most difficult time of grief.
We also offer our sympathies to the firefighters and United StatesMarines with whom he served, as they mourn his loss.
Staff Sgt. Slutman, a son of Prince George’sCounty, was a hero, very deeply committed to a life of service at home andabroad. He graduated from FrederickDouglass High School, began his volunteer service with the Upper MarlboroVolunteer Fire Department, and later joined the Kentland Volunteer Fire Departmentin Landover.
Staff Sergeant Christopher A. Slutman gave the ultimate sacrifice. Prince George’s County is forever proud,and we honor his service and valor with our humble gratitude.