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Release No: 262-06
March 31, 2006

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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


            Tech. Sgt. Walter M. Moss Jr., 37, of Houston, Texas, was killed in the explosion of an improvised explosive device while conducting safing operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq on March 29.


            Moss was assigned to the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho.


            For further information related to this release, please contact the Mountain Home Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at (208) 828-6800 or after duty hours at (208) 599-4212.

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