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News Release [print-friendly version]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2009
Contact: DEA Public Affairs
(202) 307-7977

DEA Identifies Special Agent Casualties

Special Agent Chad L. Michael, 30, of Quantico, VA Special Agent Forrest N. Leamon, 37, of Woodbridge, VA. Special Agent Michael E. Weston, 37, of Washington, D.C.
Special Agent Chad L. Michael, 30, of Quantico, VA
Special Agent Forrest N. Leamon, 37, of Woodbridge, VA.
Special Agent Michael E. Weston, 37, of Washington, D.C.

OCT 27 -- WASHINGTON, DC– It is with great sadness that the Drug Enforcement Administration announces the deaths of three Special Agents who were supporting counternarcotics operations in Afghanistan.

The following Special Agents died on Oct. 26:

Special Agent Forrest N. Leamon, 37, of Woodbridge, VA.

Special Agent Chad L. Michael, 30, of Quantico, VA.

Special Agent Michael E. Weston, 37, of Washington, D.C.

Special Agents Leamon and Michael were members of DEA’s FAST (Foreign-deployed Advisory and Support Teams); and Special Agent Weston was assigned to DEA’s Kabul Country Office.

For additional background information on these DEA Special Agents, news media representatives may contact DEA Public Affairs at (202) 307-7977.

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