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Virginia Seaman supporting Operation Inherent Resolve dies in Bahrain

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Posted at 5:37 PM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-29 17:39:19-04

Manama, Bahrain – The Department of Defense announced the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

21-year-old Seaman Philip Frazier Manes died on September 27.

Manes, who was from Fairfax, Virginia, died of a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to USS Gladiator and forward deployed to Bahrain.

The incident is currently under investigation.