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Release No: 172-09
March 17, 2009

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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


            Staff Sgt. Timothy L. Bowles, 24, of Tucson, Ariz., died March 15 near Kot, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.


            For further information related to this release, please contact the Elmendorf Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at (907) 552-8152.

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