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Release No: 263-10
April 03, 2010

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a pilot who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.


Lt. Miroslav Zilberman, 31, of Columbus, Ohio, died after his E-2C Hawkeye crashed into the Arabian Gulf on March 31, 2010.  The recovery effort was abandoned on April 2, 2010 and his body was not recovered.  Zilberman was assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121.


For further information related to this release, contact Lt. Cmdr. Philip Rosi at 757-444-3373.


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