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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 786-07
June 24, 2007

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Airman 1st Class Jason D. Nathan, 22, of Macon, Ga., died June 23, in Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol.

 

Airman Nathan was assigned to the 48th Security Forces Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England.

 

For more information related to this release, please call the 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs office at 44-1638-52-5638.