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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 749-06
August 04, 2006

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

 

            Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc A. Lee, 28, of Hood River, Ore., was killed on Aug. 2 during combat operations while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq.  Lee was an aviation ordnanceman and a member of a West Coast-based SEAL Team.

            For further information related to this release, contact Naval Special Warfare Command public affairs at (619) 522-2824.