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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 453-01
September 24, 2001

DOD CASUALTY UPDATE

The Department of Defense confirmed today that the following people were killed as a result of the attack on the Pentagon. This brings to 74 the number of unaccounted victims positively identified, not including the individual who later succumbed to wounds suffered in the attack.

Army:

Maj. Clifford L. Patterson, Jr., 33, Alexandria, Va.

Navy:

Capt. Robert Edward Dolan, 43, Florham Park, N.J.

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator First Class Joseph John Pycior Jr., 39, Carlstadt, N.J.

Cmdr. Robert Allan Schlegel, 38, Gray, Maine.

Defense Agencies:

Ms. Rosa Maria (Rosemary) Chapa, Springfield, Va.

Ms. Sandra N. Foster, Clinton, Md.

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.