DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty. March 17, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–March 17, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

Senior Airmen Michael J. Hinkle II, 24, of Corona, Calif., died March 16 due to a non-combat related incident in Southwest Asia.  He was assigned to the 28th Communications Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.