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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 414-04
May 04, 2004

DoD Identifies Navy Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of five sailors who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died May 2 in the Al Anbar Province as a result of hostile fire. They were assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, Jacksonville, Fla.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael C. Anderson, 36, of Daytona, Fla.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Trace W. Dossett, 37, of Orlando, Fla.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott R. Mchugh, 33 of Boca Raton Fla.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert B. Jenkins, 35 of Stuart, Fla.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald A. Ginther, 37 of Auburndale, Fla.

For further information related to this release, contact commander Navy Region Southeast Public Affairs Office at (904) 542-4032.

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