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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 396-05
April 25, 2005

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

 

Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent, 28, of Portland, Oregon, died Apr. 23, from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq. Kent was assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

 

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

 

For further information about the 2nd Marine Division, contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office at (910) 451-9033.

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