DoD Classifies Air Force Casualty

Feb 19, 2007

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of an Airman who died Feb. 18 when the coalition CH-47 helicopter he was riding in crashed in eastern Afghanistan.

Tech. Sgt. Scott E. Duffman, 32, of Albuquerque, N.M., was assigned to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, N.C.

An investigation will be conducted to verify the cause of the crash.

For more information related to this release media can contact the Air Force Special Operations Command public affairs office at (850) 884-5515.