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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 015-07
January 08, 2007

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three airmen who were killed Jan. 7 by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while performing duties in the Baghdad area supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. The airmen were assigned to the 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
 
Killed were:
 
Tech. Sgt. Timothy R. Weiner, 35, of Tamarac, Fla.
 
Senior Airman Elizabeth A. Loncki, 23, of New Castle, Del.
 
Senior Airman Daniel B. Miller Jr., 24, Galesburg, Ill.
 
For further information related to this release the media can contact the Hill Air Force Base public affairs office at (801) 777-6634 or if after 5 p.m. MST, call (801) 777-3001 and ask for the on-call public affairs representative.