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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 111-08
February 09, 2008

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Petty Officer 1st class Luis A. Souffront, 25,of Miami, Fla., died Feb. 7, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device while serving in combat operations in Iraq.
 
            He was assigned to an East Coast based SEAL team.
 
            For further information related to this release, contact Naval Special Warfare Group Two public affairs at (757) 462-2282.

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