Pentagon Identifies Navy Casualty (OEF, Fifth Fleet MSO)
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2009 -- The following news release made available Sunday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and maritime security operations in the Fifth Fleet area of responsibility.For details and imagery see: Navy Identifies Sailor Who Died Aboard USS Dwight D Eisenhower.
Command Master Chief Jeffrey J. Garber, 43, of Hemingford, Neb. died of non-hostile causes June 20 aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the North Arabian Sea.
The incident is under investigation.
(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)
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