War on Terrorism

Thursday, August 27, 2015

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties



Release No: NR-341-15
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two airmen who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. They died of wounds suffered Aug. 26 when the vehicle they were traveling in was attacked near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan.

Killed were:

Capt. Matthew D. Roland, 27, of Lexington, Kentucky. He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida.

Staff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley, 31, of Pensacola, Florida. He was assigned to the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina.

For more information, media may contact the Air Force Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office at 850-884-5515.

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