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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 803-08
September 23, 2008

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Cryptologic Technician Third Class Petty Officer Matthew J. O’Bryant, 22, of Duluth, Ga., died September 20 in the bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan. O'Bryant was assigned to the Navy Information Operations Command Maryland, Fort Meade, Md.
           
            For further information related to this release, please contact Naval Network Warfare Command at (757) 417-6796.