Navy Casualty in Iraq


Story Number: NNS161021-19Release Date: 10/21/2016 2:17:00 PM
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From Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 based in Coronado, California, died Oct. 20 after sustaining injuries while deployed to Iraq.

"The entire Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) family offers our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and loved ones of the Sailor we lost," said Rear Adm. Brian Brakke, commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command/NECC Pacific.

Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan, 34, of Anaheim, California, was serving in an advisory capacity to the Iraqi coalition force supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq.

For more information, contact Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs at (757) 462-4316 x252, (757) 374-0995 or jennifer.cragg@navy.mil.

 
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An undated file photo of Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan courtesy of his family.
161021-N-N0101-083 WASHINGTON (Oct. 21, 2016) An undated file photo of Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan courtesy of his family. 34-year-old Finan, who was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 based in Coronado, Calif., died Oct. 20, after sustaining injuries while deployed to Iraq. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)
October 21, 2016
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