Friday, June 06, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

No. 484-08 June 06, 2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 5th at Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the Kiowa helicopter they were in went down during a test flight. The incident is under investigation. They were assigned to the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Killed were:
Chief Warrant Officer James Carter, 42, of Alabama.
Pfc. Andre D. McNair, Jr., 20, of Fort Pierce, Fla.

For more information media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at (270) 798-9966.

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