Sunday, June 21, 2009

Pentagon Identifies Navy Casualty (OEF, Fifth Fleet MSO)

News in Balance

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.

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.
For details and imagery see: Navy Identifies Sailor Who Died Aboard USS Dwight D Eisenhower.

(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)

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