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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 723-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 08, 2007

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty


 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Senior Airman William N. Newman, 23, of Kingston Springs, Tenn., died June 7 south of Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team of the 15th Civil Engineer Squadron, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.

For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Hickam Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at (808) 449-6368.


 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=9807



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