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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 299-13
May 05, 2013

DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of three airmen who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

            They died May 3, near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan, in the crash of a KC-135 aircraft.  The airmen were assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.  The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

            Killed were: 

            Capt. Mark T. Voss, 27, of Colorado Springs, Colo.,  

            Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney, 27, of Palmdale, Calif., and 

            Tech Sgt. Herman Mackey III, 30, of Bakersfield, Calif.  

            For more information, media may contact the 92nd Air Refueling Wing public affairs office at 509-247-5705.