08.29.17

Kilmer Statement on the Passing of Tim Lowenberg

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) released the following statement on the passing of Maj. Gen. Tim Lowenberg.  

“Tim Lowenberg could be characterized in so many ways. His commitment to country was demonstrated in his 44 years of service to our nation's Armed Forces. His extraordinary professionalism and care for our service members was shown during his 13 years as Washington Adjutant General, during which he commanded the Washington Army and Air National Guard and oversaw emergency management -- leading through disasters and deployments.”

“But beyond the outstanding work he did during his professional career, it's hard not to think of how admirable he was as a human being. He gave up personal time to serve on my office's veterans advisory council for the simple reason that he wanted to help those who served. He cared. He would give a call or send an email with ideas regarding how to help transitioning veterans or address a cyber threat for the same reason. His heart, his mind, and his time were so dedicated to service.”

“I join others in expressing gratitude to Tim Lowenberg for his service, for his friendship, for the way he approached people with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye, and for the kindness and respect he showed others. He will be missed.”           

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