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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 121-12
February 19, 2012

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

            Petty Officer First Class Paris S. Pough, 40, of Columbus, Ga. died Feb. 17, during a port visit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Pough, a hull technician, was assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), home-ported in San Diego, Calif. 

            For further information related to this release, contact Cmdr. Amy Derrick-Frost at 011-973-1785-4561.