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Saturday, January 11, 2014

This has been a deadly week for America’s military

UPDATE
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No: NR-033-14
January 16, 2014
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Jan. 10, at Bagram Airfield, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the aircraft they were aboard crashed. The incident is under investigation.

Killed were:

Chief Warrant Officer Andrew L. McAdams, 27, of Cheyenne, Wyo., assigned to Detachment 53, Operational Support Airlift Command, Joint Force Headquarters, Wyoming Army National Guard, Cheyenne, Wyo.

Sgt. Drew M. Scobie, 25, of Kailua, Hawaii, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 487th Field Artillery, Wahiawa, Hawaii Army National Guard, Oahu, Hawaii.
3 Americans dead as military plane crashes in Afghanistan
The Washington Times
By Cheryl K. Chumley
Friday, January 10, 2014

This has been a deadly week for America’s military.

Three Americans aboard a U.S. military MC-12 plane were killed Friday morning following a crash in the eastern portion of Afghanistan.

The cause of the crash is not yet known, but a defense officer told ABC News that investigators have ruled out enemy fire.

The New York Daily News reported the statement from a NATO spokesman: “Two International Security Assistance Force service members and one ISAF civilian died following an aircraft mishap in eastern Afghanistan today. It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.”
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