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Posted at 4:34 PM ET, 09/22/2010

Afghanistan crash claims Navy grad

By Washington Post editors

Brendan Looney, a former Naval Academy lacrosse player, was among the nine U.S. military personnel killed Tuesday when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, The Baltimore Sun reports.

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Billy, Brendan and Steve Looney.

Looney, who was from Silver Spring, was the oldest of three brothers who played lacrosse for the Naval Academy. He was a 1999 graduate of DeMatha where he played baseball and football. He did not play organized lacrosse until his sophomore year at the Naval Academy.

By Washington Post editors  | September 22, 2010; 4:34 PM ET
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