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September 25, 2013

DOD identifies Navy casualties

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The Department of Defense announced Sept. 24 the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Sept. 22, as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. Both Sailors were assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 6 at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif.

Killed were: Lt. Cmdr. Landon L. Jones, 35, of Lompoc, Calif., and Chief Warrant Officer Jonathan S. Gibson, 32, of Aurora, Ore.




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