Airmen killed during combat operations

SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Three Airmen were killed Nov. 1 while performing federal law enforcement functions near Balad Air Base, Iraq.

All three were assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations at Balad AB.

The names of the Airmen are being withheld pending next-of-kin notification and release by the Department of Defense.

For more information contact the Office of Special Investigations Public Affairs at 240-857-0989 or e-mail linda.card@ogn.af.mil.