IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were killed when their UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed Jan. 8 near Fallujah, Iraq. The soldiers were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Killed were:
Spc. Michael A. Diraimondo, 22, of Simi Valley, Calif. Diraimondo was assigned to the 571st Medical Company (Air Ambulance), based in Fort Carson, Colo.
This incident is under investigation.http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20040109-0241.htm...
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