Edward Diller / Getty ImagesAn Army helicopter performs a flyover at Michie Stadium prior to the game between Army Black Knights and the Abilene Christian Wildcats at Michie Stadium on Oct. 3 in West Point, New York. (Edward Diller / Getty Images)
By Kipp Jones
Published November 14, 2020 at 11:56am
The U.S. Army has released the identities of five American soldiers who were killed in a helicopter crash Thursday in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
Initial reports from the region stated six Americans and two European coalition members of a multi-national peacekeeping mission were killed when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down.
The Army reduced the number of Americans killed in the crash to five, and announced the identities of the servicemen lost.
Fox News reported the deceased are:
Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, of Katy, Texas. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour,