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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 817-12
October 14, 2012

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

             Cmdr. Joel Del Mundo Tiu, 49, of Manila, Philippines died Oct. 12 as a result of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain.

             For more information, media may contact the Navy Office of Information at 703-850-1047.