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Release No: 562-09
July 29, 2009

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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


                Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Andrew Scott Charpentier, 21, of Great Falls, Mont., died July 23 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla., from a non-combat related illness incurred while assigned to the Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.


                For further information related to this release, contact Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs at (757) 462-4316, ext. 252, or email Susan.Henson@navy.mil .


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