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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 717-09
September 15, 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. Bryan D. Berky, 25, of Melrose, Fla., died Sept. 12 near Bala Baluk, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from enemy fire while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

                 

For further information related to this release, please contact the Ellsworth Air Force Base public affairs office at (605) 385-5056.