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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 398-03
June 06, 2003

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Petty Officer Third Class Doyle W.  Bollinger, Jr., 21, of Poteau, Okla., was killed today in Iraq when a piece of unexploded ordnance accidentally detonated in the area he was working.

 

Bollinger was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Miss.  The incident is under investigation.