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Release No: 191-07
February 19, 2007

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who died Feb. 18 when the coalition Chinook helicopter he was riding in crashed in eastern Afghanistan.


            Tech. Sgt. Scott E. Duffman, 32, of Albuquerque, N.M., was assigned to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, N.C.


            An investigation will be conducted to verify the cause of the crash.


            For more information related to this release media can contact the Air Force Special Operations Command public affairs office at (850) 884-5515.

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