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Press Release | March 29, 2017

Operation Inherent Resolve non-combat related casualty


March 29, 2017
Release # 20170329-01

SOUTHWEST ASIA — A U.S. service member died from suspected natural causes in Northern Syria, March 29, 2017.  Further information will be released as appropriate.

It is CJTF-OIR policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.