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Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of one sailor who was supporting operations in the Red Sea.
Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Oriola Michael Aregbesola, 34, of Miramar, Florida, died March 20, 2024, as a result of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.
Aregbesola was assigned to USS Mason deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group.
For more information regarding Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Aregbesola, members of the media may contact the U.S. Navy Office of Information at