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

  No. 1243-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2007

DoD Identifies Navy Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Oct. 22 in Bahrain during a non-combat related incident. Both sailors held the Master-at-Arms rating and were assigned to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

Killed were:

Seaman Anamarie Sannicolas Camacho, 20, of Panama City, Fla.

Seaman Genesia Mattril Gresham, 19, of Lithonia, Ga.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

For further information related to this release, the media may contact the Commander U.S. Fifth Fleet public affairs office at 011-973-1785-4510.



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