NEWS | April 8, 2009

Airman killed in Afghanistan identified

Department of Defense officials announced April 5 the identity of an Airman killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Phillip A. Myers, 30, of Hopewell, Va., died April 4 near Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom.

For further information related to this release, please contact the RAF Lakenheath Public Affairs Office at 44-1638-52-2151.