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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 754-07
June 16, 2007

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Maj. Kevin H. Sonnenberg, 42, of McClure, Ohio, died June 15 when his jet crashed five miles north of Balad Air Base, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 112th Fighter Squadron, Toledo, Ohio.
 
            The cause of the crash is under investigation.
 
            For more information, contact U.S. Central Command Air Forces Public Affairs at 011-974-458-9855 and connect to 436-4381/4014/4379; 803-895-2875 or e-mail afforpa@auab.centaf.af.mil; 9afpa.orgbox@shaw.af.mil.