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Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

Aug. 21, 2018

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Washington, died Aug. 20, 2018, in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Sinjar, Ninevah Province, Iraq. The incident is under investigation.

Galvin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

For more information regarding Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, contact Lt. Col. Robert Bockholt, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office, at (910) 432-3383 or matthew.bockholt@socom.mil.