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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 769-08
September 13, 2008

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Chief Petty Officer (select) Jason Richard Freiwald, 30, of Armada, Mich., died Sept. 12 from injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan Sept. 11. Freiwald was temporarily forward deployed from his assignment at Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Va. 
 
            For further information related to this release, contact Naval Special Warfare Command Public Affairs at 619-522-2824.