DOD Announces Navy Casualty, Identifies Sailor Listed as Whereabouts Unknown
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense announced July 27 the death of a Sailor and the identity of another Sailor listed as duty status whereabouts unknown (DUSTWUN).
The announcement resulted from a July 23 incident in Logar province, Afghanistan, while the Sailors were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin McNeley, 30, of Wheatridge, Colo., died from wounds sustained from the July 23 incident. Coalition Forces recovered his body July 25 after an extensive search. He was assigned to Assault Craft Unit 1 in San Diego.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove, 25, of Renton, Wash., is listed as DUSTWUN from the July 23 incident. Search and recovery efforts are ongoing, and the incident is under investigation.