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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 522-08
June 22, 2008

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death a sailor supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  
 
            Hospitalman Dustin Kelby Burnett, 19, of Fort Mohave, Ariz., was assigned to First Marine Division Detachment, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
 
            He died June 20 while conducting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan.
 
            For more information about this release, please contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 763-5397.