IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty


The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
 
Staff Sgt. James T. Grotjan, 26, of Waterford, Connecticut, died July 12 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident July 8 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
 
He was assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
 

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