DoD Identifies Sailor Lost at Sea


Story Number: NNS050929-04Release Date: 9/29/2005 11:28:00 AM
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Special release from the U.S. Department of Defense

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense announced Sept. 28 the death of a Sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Seaman Apprentice Robert D. Macrum, 22, of Sugarland, Texas, was lost at sea. He was last seen the evening of Sept. 12 while the ship was underway. Macrum was assigned to USS Princeton (CG 59), currently deployed to the Persian Gulf conducting maritime security operations as part of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group.

For more Department of Defense news, visit www.defenselink.mil.

For more news from around the fleet, visit www.navy.mil.

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