Irving, TX (January 9, 2006) – Two DynCorpInternational police liaison officers were among those killed whenthe U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter they were in crashed in Iraq onJanuary 7.
Arsenio Domingo, 40, and Robert Timmann, 49, were returning fromleave in the United States to their camps in the Mosul region whenthe crash occurred Saturday in northern Iraq, killing all 12aboard.
Domingo, of North Charleston, SC, joined DI as an internationalpolice liaison officer in August. He had worked as a CharlestonPolice Department law enforcement officer since 1991, and was aveteran of the U.S. Army and Army Reserves. He is survived by hiswife.
Timmann, of Tallahassee, FL, also became an international policeliaison officer in August. Previously, he was a Detective Sergeantwith the Martin County, Florida, Sheriff´s Office, and then was astate law enforcement officer with the Florida Attorney General´sOffice from 1999 until he joined DI. He is survived by his wife, adaughter, and a son.
The men were assigned to the Civilian Police Advisory TrainingTeam (CPATT), the component of the U.S. military MultinationalSecurity Transition Command – Iraq (MNSTC-I) responsible for theU.S.-led effort to train and equip the 135,000-member Iraqi policeservice. DynCorp International recruits, trains, equips andsupports the 500-member U.S. contingent of trainers through acontract with the U.S. Department of State.
“We are deeply saddened by the deaths of these two fineofficers, who were doing the vital work of training a newgeneration of professional police in Iraq,” said CEO Stephen J.Cannon.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a professional services andproject-management company serving governments, corporations, andinternational organizations worldwide. Headquartered in Irving,Texas, it has more than 14,000 employees in some 35 countries. Ithad revenues of nearly $2 billion in the fiscal year ending March31, 2005.