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DOD Identifies Navy Casualty NR-198-19
« on: July 31, 2019, 06:41:42 am »

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-198-19
July 30, 2019

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Slayton Saldana, 24, had been listed Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) following a July 17 non-combat, man overboard incident while underway onboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in the Arabian Sea. The incident is under investigation.
   
Saldana was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5, part of Carrier Air Wing 7, assigned to the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group.
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