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Release No: 321-09
May 12, 2009

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty



The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Commander Charles K. Springle, 52, of Wilmington, N.C., died May 11 from injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Camp Liberty, Iraq. 


The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.


For further information related to this release, contact Multi-National Corps – Iraq Public Affairs at (703) 343-9000, after dial tone then dial 485-4710 or email mncipaovictorymainjo@iraq.centcom.mil .


This release corrects the location and phone number for queries from the previous version.


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