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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 961-08
November 17, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Nov. 15 in Mosul, Iraq, when their OH-58 Kiowa helicopter crashed while on a mission over Mosul.
 
Killed were:
 
Chief Warrant Officer Donald V. Clark, 37, of Memphis, Tenn.  He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force 49, U.S. Army Alaska, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
 
Chief Warrant Officer Christian P. Humphreys, 28, of Fallon, Nev.  He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force 49, U.S. Army Alaska, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
 
The incident remains under investigation.
 
For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army, Alaska, public affairs office at (907) 384-1542.