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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 117-10
February 18, 2010

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

            Petty Officer 1st Class Sean L. Caughman, 43, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Feb. 16, while supporting operations in Kuwait.  Caughman was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Twenty-Two.

            For further information related to this release, contact Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs at 757-462-4316 x252.

            CORRECTION:  February 15, 2010 -- Operation Iraqi Freedom is corrected from Operation Enduring Freedom.

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