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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1321-04
December 27, 2004

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

 

Chief Joel Egan Baldwin, 37, of Arlington, Va., died in Mosul, Iraq on Dec. 21, when the dining facility was attacked.

 

Baldwin was assigned to Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 7, Gulfport, Miss.

 

For further information related to this release, contact Navy Public Affairs at (703) 697-5342.