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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 734-08
September 01, 2008

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Harris, 36,of Lexington, N.C., died Aug. 30 from injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan.  Harris was temporarily forward deployed from his assignment at Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Va. 
 
            For further information related to this release, contact Naval Special Warfare Command Public Affairs at 619-522-2824.