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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 726-07
June 11, 2007

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Airman 1st Class Eric M. Barnes, 20, of Lorain, Ohio, died June 10 as result of an improvised explosive device attack on an Air Force convoy about 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.
 
            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the F.E. Warren Air Force Base Public Affairs office at (307) 773-3362.