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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 456-01
September 25, 2001

DOD CASUALTY UPDATE

The Department of Defense confirmed today that the following people were killed as a result of the attack on the Pentagon. This brings to 78 the number of unaccounted victims positively identified, not including the individual who later succumbed to wounds suffered in the attack.

Army:

Lt. Col. Jerry D. Dickerson, U.S. Army, 41, Mississippi.

Ms. Odessa V. Morris, Department of the Army civilian, 54, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Lt. Col. David M. Scales, U.S. Army, 45, Cleveland, Ohio

Ms. Sandra L. White, Department of the Army civilian, 44, Dumfries, Va.

As a result of the attack, 125 people were killed or remain unaccounted, not including the 64 passengers on the plane. To date, 118 remains have been recovered and transported to Dover Air Force Base, Del. for identification. Search and recovery operations continue.

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