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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 869-04
September 08, 2004

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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

Capt. John J. Boria, 29, of Broken Arrow, Okla., died Sept. 6 from injuries he received in an all terrain vehicle accident in Doha, Qatar. Boria was assigned to the 911th Air Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D.

For more information related to this release please call Grand Forks Air Force Base Public Affairs, (701) 747-5608.