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Names released of 5 HAAF soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, of Eldersburg, Md. Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, of Eldersburg, Md.
Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Henderson, 27, of Franklin, La. Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Henderson, 27, of Franklin, La.
Spc. Zachary L. Shannon, 21, of Dunedin, Fla. Spc. Zachary L. Shannon, 21, of Dunedin, Fla.
Staff Sgt. Steven P. Blass, 27, of Estherville, Iowa. Staff Sgt. Steven P. Blass, 27, of Estherville, Iowa.
Staff Sgt. Marc A. Scialdo, 31, of Naples, Fla Staff Sgt. Marc A. Scialdo, 31, of Naples, Fla

The Department of Defense on Saturday released the names of five soldiers who died March 11 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation. 

Staff Sgt. Steven P. Blass, 27, of Estherville, Iowa; Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Henderson, 27, of Franklin, La.; Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, of Eldersburg, Md.; Staff Sgt. Marc A. Scialdo, 31, of Naples, Fla.; Spc. Zachary L. Shannon, 21, of Dunedin, Fla. died in a helicopter crash.

Blass was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield. 

Henderson was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield. 

Knutson was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. 

Scialdo was assigned to the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield. 

Shannon was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield.

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