Two Airmen celebrate same birthday serving together in Persian Gulf -- each a local police officer in Wilmington and Philadelphia

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Delaware Air National Guard
Headquarters, 166th Airlift Wing
2600 Spruance Drive
New Castle, DE 19720-1615 

Photos attached: Tech. Sgt. Bill Kline is wearing Air Force T-shirt, and Staff Sgt. Harold Davis is wearing a Desert Camouflage Uniform.

Contact: Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Matwey
Delaware Air National Guard Public Affairs
Cell 302-593-2126
Release No. 2007-11-002
Nov. 16, 2007


NEW CASTLE, Delaware - A birthday is being celebrated today, Nov. 16 by two Delaware Air National Guard Airmen serving in the Persian Gulf.

Tech. Sgt. Bill Kline and Staff Sgt. Harold Davis started serving a six-month long tour of duty in the Persian Gulf in late October, and are from the same unit, the Delaware Air National Guard's 166th Security Forces Squadron. They serve with a total of about 30 Airmen from the same unit.

The Airmen were both born on the same day, month, and year, and Sgt. Kline is an hour older.

Bill Kline resides in Philadelphia, PA, zip code 19111, and is a full-time City of Philadelphia police officer, and Harold Davis resides in Odessa, DE zip code 19730, and is a full-time City of Wilmington, Delaware police officer.

Bill Kline's wife Tracy and daughter Caitlin had sent over a cake for his birthday, and Sgt. Kline wrote on Nov. 16, 2007 that "I share it with my twin at Tracy's direction. Tracy has sent a camouflage napkin and plate for each of us, along with two candles. Harold Davis and I were both born on November 16, 1966; the only difference is that I am an hour older."

This release is in the public domain, and any part may be used as written.

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