Pentagon Identifies Air Force Casualty (OEF)
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2009 -- The following news release made available Wednesday 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.)
Tech Sgt. James R Hornbarger, 33, of Castle Rock, Wash., died Sept. 12 as a result of a non-hostile incident in the Mediterranean. He was assigned to the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif.