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Press Release | Oct. 20, 2016

October 20: Operation Inherent Resolve casualty

CJTFOIR

October 20, 2016
Release # 20161020-02 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


SOUTHWEST ASIA - On October 20, 2016, a U.S. service member died from wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Iraq.  Further information will be released as appropriate.

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