DATE OF BIRTH: AUGUST 14, 1974
HOME OF RECORD: ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
DATE OF DEATH: FEBRUARY 18, 2007
Technical Sergeant Scott E. Duffman, was killed in action in Afghanistan, on February 18, 2007, when an MH-47 with twenty-one other personnel crashed. At the time of the crash, the special operations team was providing CSAR coverage to several ongoing operations. Eight personnel in total were killed in the crash. Two other pararescuemen and one combat controller were seriously injured.Duffman was assigned to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron (24 STS), stationed at Pope AFB, North Carolina, and his decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Air Force Achievement Medal.