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Defense Department Identifies Casualty, October 30, 2017

Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims
Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims (Source: Army

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—October 30, 2017

By: U.S. Defense Department

The Department of Defense announced yesterday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, 36, of Juneau, Alaska, died Oct. 27 in Logar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained when he was involved in a helicopter crash. He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The incident is under investigation.