DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

May 12, 2009

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Commander Charles K. Springle, 52, of Wilmington, N.C., died May 11 from injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Camp Liberty, Iraq.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Multi-National Corps - Iraq Public Affairs at (703) 343-9000, after dial tone then dial 485-4710 or email

This release corrects the location and phone number for queries from the previous version.