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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 318-11
April 20, 2011

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

            Petty Officer 3rd Class Micah Aaron Hill, 27, of Ralston, Neb., died April 19 as a result of a non-combat related incident.  Hill was assigned to the USS Enterprise as a machinist’s mate.  Enterprise is currently deployed to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting operations in support of Operation New Dawn.

            For further information related to this release, contact commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/commander, U.S. 5th Fleet Public Affairs at 011-973-1785-4027 or commander, Naval Air Force, Atlantic Fleet Public Affairs at 757-444-3373.

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