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Release No: 219-09
April 05, 2009

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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


                Tech. Sgt. Phillip A Myers, 30, of Hopewell Va, died April 4 near Helmand province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom.


                For further information related to this release, please contact the RAF Lakenheath UK Public Affairs office at 44-1638-52-2151.

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