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 on: July 05, 2017, 10:05:43 am 
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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 
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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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 on: May 01, 2017, 08:51:36 am 
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-151-17
April 28, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedoms Sentinel. They died April 27 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of small arms fire while engaged in dismounted operations. Both soldiers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. The incident is under investigation.

Killed were:

Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers, 22, of Bloomington, Illinois.

Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas, 23, of Kettering, Ohio.

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 on: April 12, 2017, 06:26:40 am 
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE   No. NR-128-17
April 10, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Mark R. De Alencar, 37, of Edgewood, Maryland, died April 8 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

De Alencar was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

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 on: March 30, 2017, 05:34:28 am 
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-116-17
March 30, 2017

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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

Staff Sgt. Austin Bieren, 25, of Umatilla, Oregon, died March 28 in northern Syria in a non-combat-related incident while deployed in support of combat operations.

He was assigned to the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.

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 on: March 24, 2017, 10:18:25 am 
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DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty NR-104-17

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

Staff Sgt. Alexandria Mae Morrow, 25, of Dansville, NY, died March 22, in Southwest Asia, while performing maintenance duties in support of combat operations. The incident is under investigation.

She was assigned to the 366th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.

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 on: March 21, 2017, 07:19:21 am 
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 IMMEDIATE RELEASE   No. NR-097-17
March 20, 2017

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. 1st Class Robert R. Boniface, 34, of San Luis Obispo, California, died March 19, in Logar Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation. 

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 

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