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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1125-04
November 10, 2004

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

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

Master Sgt. Steven E. Auchman, 37, of Waterloo, N.Y., died Nov. 9 from injuries received when multiple rocket propelled grenades struck his location in Mosul, Iraq. He was assigned to the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Lewis, Wash.

For further information related to this release, please contact the McChord Air Force Base Public Affairs Office at (253) 982-5637.