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Release No: 436-01
September 17, 2001


The Department of Defense confirmed today that the following people were killed during Tuesday's attack on the Pentagon:


Ms. Ada L. Mason, Department of the Army civilian, 50, Springfield, Va.

Ms. Diana B. Padro, Department of the Army civilian, 55, Woodbridge, Va.

Mr. Scott Powell, Department of the Army contractor, BTG Inc.

Mr. Edward V. Rowenhorst, Department of the Army civilian, 32, Fredericksburg, Va.


Capt. Gerald Francis Deconto, 44, Sandwich, Mass.

Cmdr. Patrick Dunn, 39, Fords, N.J.

Aerographer's Mate Second Class Matthew Michael Flocco, 21, Newark, Del.

Lt. Jonas Martin Panik, 26, Mingoville, Pa.

Lt. Cmdr. Otis Vincent Tolbert, 38, Lemoore, Calif.

124 persons were unaccounted for in the wake of the attack.

To date, 97 remains have been recovered and transported to Dover Air Force Base, Del. for identification. Eleven have been identified. Search and rescue operations continue.

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