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Four Triple Canopy Security Professionals Killed in Iraq

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HERNDON, Virginia, September 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Four security professionals, Ronald Hyatt, Robert McCoy, Robert Pole and Ryan Young, serving in Iraq with Triple Canopy were killed on Wednesday while conducting a protective security operation for the U.S. Department of State in Basra.

"It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleagues," said Ignacio "Iggy" Balderas, CEO of Triple Canopy. "They were an elite corps of highly skilled security professionals who died in continued service to their country. Our thoughts, prayers and support go out to their families."

Triple Canopy has reached out to the employees' families and asks that their privacy be respected during this tragic time.

Triple Canopy remains committed to ensuring the safety and protection of vital U.S. personnel and facilities in some of the world's most dangerous environments.

About Triple Canopy

Founded in 2003, Triple Canopy delivers security and protection solutions to governments and private corporations worldwide. The company integrates security solutions to secure people, infrastructure and other high-value assets. Triple Canopy's services include security assessment and analysis, technical surveillance countermeasures, tactical training, and full-scale security and protection operations.

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