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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 515-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2006

DoD Identifies Navy Casualty


 

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

 

            Petty Officer 1st Class Gary T. Rovinski, 44, of Roseville, Ill., died June 5, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action when his HMMWV was struck by an improvised explosive device.  Rovinski was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25, Fort McCoy, Wis.

 

            The name of a second sailor killed in the attack is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

 

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

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2006/nr20060607-13191.html



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