Congressman Burchett mourns death of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss

August 27, 2021
Press Release

Congressman Burchett mourns death of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2021) U.S. Representative Tim Burchett (TN-02) has released the following statement mourning the death of Ryan Knauss, a U.S Army Staff Sgt. from Tennessee’s Second Congressional District who was killed in the Aug. 26 terrorist attack outside Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport:

“Ryan gave his life outside that airport helping people he didn’t know get to safety. This is what true heroism looks like and Ryan’s sacrifice will never be forgotten. The Knauss family is in my prayers.”