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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 443-08
May 23, 2008

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Lt. Jeffrey A. Ammon, 37, of Orem, Utah, died May 20, as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device in the Aband District, Afghanistan. The sailor was attached to Commander Navy Region Northwest, Bangor, Wash., and serving in Afghanistan as a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Ghazni.
 
For further information related to this release, contact Commander Navy Region Northwest Public Affairs at (360) 396-4973 or (360) 340-5384.

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