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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1063-05
October 19, 2005

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

Petty Officer 3rd Class Fabricio Moreno, 26, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was killed Oct. 14 in a single-vehicle accident in Manda Bay, Kenya. Moreno was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Port Hueneme, Calif. He was deployed as part of a Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa construction team.

For further information related to this release, contact Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa Public Affairs Office at 011-253-358-997 or cjtfhoapublicaffairs@hoa.centcom.mil .