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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 250-05
March 11, 2005

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 Alec Mazur, 35, of Vernon, N.Y., died Mar. 9, in a non-combat related incident in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. Mazur was assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), under operational control of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command.

 

The incident is under investigation.

 

For further information related to this release, contact Navy Public Affairs at (703) 697-5342.