DOD Identifies Navy Casualty, October 14, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 14, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Michael R. Tatham, 33, of University Place, Wash., was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident, Oct. 12, while on rest and recuperation leave from supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Bali, Indonesia.  Tatham was assigned to a West Coast based Naval Special Warfare unit.