Man from Edmonds among 9 killed in Kabul shooting

The Associated PressApril 29, 2011 

EDMONDS, Wash. – An Edmonds man was one of the eight airmen who were shot to death Wednesday by an Afghan pilot in Kabul.

He was identified Friday by the Defense Department as 44-year-old Maj. Philip D. Ambard. He was assigned to the 460th Space Communications Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

The airmen and a civilian contractor killed in a meeting at the Kabul airport were trainers and advisers for the Afghan air force.

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