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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 173-11
March 03, 2011

DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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

            Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden, 25, of Williamston, S.C., died as a result of the March 2 shooting at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.  He was assigned to the 48th Security Forces Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom.

            For more information, media may contact the Royal Air Force Lakenheath (48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs) at +44 1638-522151, or U.S. Air Forces Europe Public Affairs at +49 637-1476558 or by e-mail at usafe.pao@ramstein.af.mil.

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