The Defense Department on Saturday released the names of seven airmen who were killed this week when their HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq.
The airmen, who were deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, belonged to three different units — the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York National Guard; and the Air Force Reserve’s 308th Rescue Squadron at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.
Capt. Mark Weber, 29, of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Weber was assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron.
He commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force in 2011, according to information from Moody Air Force Base.
No additional information about Weber was immediately available.