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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 678-10
July 29, 2010

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

              The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was previously listed as duty status whereabouts unknown while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

              Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove, 25, of Renton, Wash., died from wounds sustained from an incident in Logar province, Afghanistan, on July 23.  Coalition forces recovered his body July 28 after an extensive search.  He was assigned to commander, Navy Reserve Force Command.  The July 23 incident remains under investigation.

              For information related to this release, contact Naval Reserve Forces Command public affairs office at 757-322-5625.