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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 741-09
September 23, 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. James R Hornbarger, 33, of Castle Rock, Wash., died Sept. 12 as a result of a non-hostile incident in the Mediterranean. He was assigned to the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif.
 
            For further information related to this release, please contact the Beale Air Force Base public affairs office at (530) 634-8887.