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Release No: 1042-08
December 28, 2008

D0D Identifies Navy Casualty

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


Master-at-Arms Seaman Apprentice Joshua D. Seitz, 19, of Sinking Springs, Pa., died Dec. 25 in Manama, Bahrain.  He was assigned to Naval Security Force, Naval Support Activity Bahrain.


The cause of death is under investigation.


For further information related to this release, contact Naval Support Activity Bahrain Public Affairs Office at 011-973-1785-4520 or 011-973-3914-6793.

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