WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) issued the below statement following the death of Sgt. 1st Class Michael Goble, of Washington Township, New Jersey:


“My deepest condolences to the family of Sgt. 1st Class Michael J Goble. Goble served valiantly, with honor and distinction. New Jersey – and our country – owe him and his family a debt we can never repay. Our military families bear the heaviest of burdens for ensuring our security and defense. A grateful nation is mourning today, and remembering a fine young soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice. May he rest in peace.”