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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 450-01
September 23, 2001

DOD CASUALTY UPDATE

The Department of Defense confirmed today the following people were killed as a result of the attack on the Pentagon. This brings to 68 the number of unaccounted for victims positively identified, not including the individual who later succombed to wounds suffered in the attack:

Army:

Ms. Peggie Hurt, Department of the Army civilian, 36, Crewe, Va.

Ms. Teresa M. Martin, Department of the Army civilian, 45, Stafford, Va.

Ms. Edna L. Stephens, Department of the Army civilian, 53, Washington D.C.

Lt. Col. Karen J. Wagner, U.S. Army, 40, Texas

Navy:

Yeoman Third Class Melissa Rose Barnes, 27, Redlands, Calif.

Lt. Michael Scott Lamana, 31, Baton Rouge, La.

Illustrator/Draftsman Second Class Michael Allen Noeth, 30, Jackson Heights, N.Y.

Chief Information Systems Technician Donald McArthur Young, 41, Roanoke, Va.

As a result of the attack, 125 people were killed or remain unaccounted for, not including the 64 passengers on the plane. To date, 118 remains have been recovered and transported to Dover Air Force Base, Del. for identification. Search and recovery operations continue.