An Upper Marlboro man on active duty in Africa was killed in plane crash on February 18.
Senior Airman Julian S. Scholten, 26, was one of four killed when their U-28 aircraft went down.
Scholten, assigned to the 25th Intelligence Squadron, and three officers assigned to special operations units were on a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Their aircraft crashed near Camp Lemonnier, in Djibouti. The cause remains under investigation.