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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 391-07
April 07, 2007

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 Joseph C.Schwedler, 27,of Crystal Falls, Mich., died April 6 from enemy action while conducting combat operations in the Al Anbar Province, Iraq.   Schwedler was assigned to East Coast Navy SEAL Team.
 
For more information related to this release the media can contact the U.S. Navy public affairs office at (703) 697-5342.
 

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