Airman Killed in Afghanistan

An airman assigned to 11th Air Force at JB Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, died Wednesday in a gun attack by an Afghan air force officer on ISAF military personnel at Kabul Air Base. The Air Force has not yet released the airman’s name, pending notification of kin. The airman was among the eight US troops and one US contractor whom the Afghan officer killed. (Elmendorf release) (See Los Angeles Times report for account of incident.)