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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 199-09
March 28, 2009

DoD Identifies Navy Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Lt. Florence B. Choe, 35, of El Cajon, Calif., and Lt. j.g. Francis L. Toner IV, 26, of Narragansett, R.I., died March 27 when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel assigned to Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan at Camp Shaheen, Mazar-E-Sharif, Afghanistan.
 
            For more information media may contact the U.S. Forces Afghanistan public affairs office at 011- 93-799-51-2919, or email USFOR-A-MediaRelations@afghan.swa.army.mil .