DOD Identifies Army and Navy Casualties
They died Aug. 16 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Chief Warrant Officer Brian D. Hornsby, 37, of Melbourne, Fla., assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;
Chief Warrant Officer Suresh N. A. Krause, 29, of Cathedral City, Calif., assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;
Sgt. Luis A. Oliver Galbreath, 41, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; and
Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class David J. Warsen, 27, of Kentwood, Mich., assigned to a West Coast-based naval Special warfare unit.
For more information on Hornsby, Krause, Galbreath, and Essex contact the 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs at 808-655-4756 or 808-551-1722.
For more information on Feeks and Warsen, media may contact the Naval Special Warfare Group One public affairs office at 619-537-3184.
For more information on Carson, media may contact the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command public affairs office at 757-374-0995.
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