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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1287-07
November 06, 2007

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin R. Bewley, 27, of Hector, Ark., died Nov. 5 as a result of injuries suffered from enemy direct fire while he was conducting operations in Salah ad Din province, Iraq. Bewley was permanently assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11, Oak Harbor, Wash.
 
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