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 on: August 31, 2017, 11:19:53 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-313-17
Aug. 30, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Soldier Listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown

The Department of Defense announced today the identity of a soldier listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN). The announcement resulted from an Aug. 25 incident in Yemen where the soldier was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Staff Sgt. Emil Rivera-Lopez is listed as DUSTWUN from the Aug. 25 incident. The incident is under investigation.

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 on: August 18, 2017, 06:47:34 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-295-17
Aug. 17, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedoms Sentinel. 

Staff Sgt. Aaron R. Butler, 27, of Monticello, Utah, died Aug. 16 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations.

The incident is under investigation. 

Butler was assigned to the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Camp Williams, Utah. 

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 on: August 15, 2017, 05:47:12 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-288-17
Aug. 14, 2017

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

They died Aug. 13 of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in Iraq. Both soldiers were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

The incident is under investigation.

Killed were:

Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks, 30, of Brooklyn, New York

Spc. Allen Levi Stigler Jr., 22, of Arlington, Texas

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 on: August 04, 2017, 06:20:26 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-283-17
Aug. 3, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

They died Aug. 2 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as a result of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improved explosive device detonated near their convoy. Both soldiers were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. The incident is under investigation.

Killed were:

Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Indiana.

Spc. Christopher Michael Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, North Carolina.

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 on: August 04, 2017, 06:19:59 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-281-17
Aug. 3, 2017

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. 

Tech. Sgt. David Board, 49, of Barboursville, West Virginia, died August 2 in Kuwait in a non-combat-related incident while deployed in support of combat operations. 

He was assigned to the 130th Airlift Wing at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, West Virginia.

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 on: July 05, 2017, 10:05:43 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-252-17
July 5, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom Sentinel.

Pfc. Hansen B. Kirkpatrick, 19, of Wasilla, Alaska, died July 3, inHelmand Province, Afghanistan, from wounds received during an indirect fire attack. The incident is under investigation.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

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 on: June 19, 2017, 07:32:15 am 
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Navy Identifies 7 Deceased Fitzgerald Sailors
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017  The remains of seven sailors previously reported missing were located June 18 in flooded berthing compartments, after divers gained access to the spaces that were damaged when the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald was involved in a collision with the Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal, according to a U.S. 7th Fleet [ http://www.c7f.navy.mil/Leadership/Display/Article/644276/commander-us-7th-fleet-vice-adm-joseph-p-aucoin/?source=GovDelivery ] news release.

The deceased are:

-- SeamanDakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia;

-- Petty Officer 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego;

-- Petty Officer 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut;

-- Petty Officer 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas;

-- Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California;

-- Petty Officer 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland, and

-- Petty Officer 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, from Elyria, Ohio.

The incident is currently under investigation. 

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 on: May 29, 2017, 06:22:44 am 
Started by chadduck - Last post by chadduck
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-197-17
May 27, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Spc. Etienne J. Murphy, 22, of Loganville, Georgia, died May 26, in Al-Hasakah, Syria, of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Murphy was assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.

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 on: May 09, 2017, 07:53:55 am 
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-165-17
May 6, 2017

DoD Announces Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a U.S. Navy sailor who was in support of a Somali National Army-led operation with U.S. Africa Command.

Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, of Falmouth, Maine, was killed during an operation against al-Shabaab on May 5 in a remote area approximately 40 miles west of Mogadishu.

He was assigned to an East Coast based special warfare unit.

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 on: May 01, 2017, 08:52:00 am 
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-154-17
April 30, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

1st Lt. Weston C. Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Georgia, died April 29, in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries while conducting security as part of advise and assist support to partnered forces. The incident is under investigation.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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