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Immediate Release

Department of Defense Identifies Navy Casualty

May 4, 2016

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a U.S. Navy sailor who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31, of San Diego, California, died May 3 in Tall Usquf, Iraq, of combat related causes. 

He was assigned to a West Coast-based Navy SEAL Team.

For more information, contact U.S. Naval Special Warfare Group ONE Public Affairs at 619-537-3184 or