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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 Sergeant Ronald J. Ouellette, 23, of Merrimack, New Hampshire, died September 14 in a single all-terrain-vehicle non-combat related accident on the flightline at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

He was assigned to the 42nd Aerial Port Squadron, Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts. For more information, media may contact Westover Air Reserve Base Public Affairs at 413-557-2020.