DoD Identifies Navy SEAL Killed in Afghanistan


Story Number: NNS020328-04Release Date: 3/28/2002 2:08:00 PM
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Special news release from the Department of Defense

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense announced March 28 that Navy SEAL Chief Hospital Corpsman Matthew J. Bourgeois, 35, of Tallahassee, Fla., was killed Wednesday (March 27), approximately 11 p.m. EST, while conducting small-unit training at a remote site near Qandahar, Afghanistan.

For information on SEALs and Naval Special Warfare, go to http://www.sealchallenge.navy.mil.

 
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