Pentagon Identifies Air Force Casualty (OEF)
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2009 -- The following news release made available Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)
Staff Sgt. Bryan D. Berky, 25, of Melrose, Fla., died Sept. 12 near Bala Baluk, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from enemy fire while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.