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DoD identifies 7 airmen killed in helicopter crash in western Iraq | Air Force Times

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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.

They were:

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.

More: DoD identifies 7 airmen killed in helicopter crash in western Iraq | Air Force Times

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