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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 913-10
October 06, 2010

DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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

            Senior Airman Daniel J. Johnson, 23, of Schiller Park, Ill., died Oct. 5 of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Kandahar, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

            For more information media may contact the Vandenberg Air Force Base public affairs office at 805-606-3595.

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