Governor Doug Ducy of Arizona
“Today, we are here to remember Kayla Mueller for who she really was—an American hero,”
Kayla was a humanitarian worked from Prescott who was working for a non-governmental organization in Turkey that supported Syrian refugees before she was taken hostage. She was killed by ISIS militants in 2015.
Into the Breach, a painting by Stuart Brown, symbolizes the 2019 raid that killed ISIS terrorist leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The image depicts Delta Force Operators surrounding a compound and breaching a wall with explosives.