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Special Agent Ryan A. Balmer | United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

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Ryan A. Balmer

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Bomb

Location: Overseas

Weapon: Explosives; Bomb

Offender: Not available

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Special Agent Ryan Balmer and Special Agent Matthew Kuglics were killed when their vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Kirkuk, Iraq.

The agents had been deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and were assigned to assist with security and protection of Air Force property to identify and stop terrorist threats.

Special Agent Balmer had served with the US Air Force Office of Special Investigations for two years and previously served in the Security Police Unit for eight years. He joined the US Air Force in 1993, attaining the rank of technical sergeant and before his deployment to Iraq was stationed at Hill AFB in Utah. Special Agent Balmer is survived by his wife, 7- and 11-year-old sons, 1-year-old daughter, mother, five brothers and three sisters.

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Special Agent Matthew Joseph Kuglics
United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Cause: Bomb

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Rest in Peace Special Agent Ryan A. Balmer. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of The United States of America.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of the scum that murdered you. May they rot in hell.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 5, 2016

 

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