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DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

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Release No: NR-394-14
July 28, 2014

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Yeshabel Villotcarrasco, 23, of Parma, Ohio, died as a result of a non-hostile incident June 19 aboard USS James E. Williams (DDG-95) while the ship was underway in the Red Sea.

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