DOD Identifies Navy Casualty, October 20, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 20, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border, 31, of West Lafayette, Ohio, died Oct. 19 while assessing a route in Paktika province, Afghanistan.  Border, a Navy Seabee, was assigned to a provincial reconstruction team in Paktika province, Afghanistan.  His home unit was Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 74 in Gulfport, Miss.