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Two Beale Airmen Killed in Afghanistan Plane Crash

Beale Air Force Base is mourning the loss of two airmen killed in a plane crash in Afghanistan…

Listen to Col. Phil Stewart 1

That’s Beale Commander Colonel Phil Stewart, who was in Grass Valley today (Monday) to speak at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon. The MC-12 Liberty reportedly went down near Kandahar Air Field on Saturday. No apparent enemy activity was reported in the area at the time. Stewart says the cause is under investigation…

Listen to Col. Phil Stewart 2

24 year-old Staff Sergeant Richard A. Dickson of Rancho Cordova was assigned to the 306th Intelligence Squadron, and 30 year-old Captain Reid Nishizuka of Kailua, Hawaii, was assigned to the 427th Reconnaissance Squadron. Flags are flying at half-staff at the State Capitol today in Sacramento.

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