IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 869-12
November 03, 2012
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Kantor, 22, of Gillette, N.J., died supporting stability operations in Zabul, Afghanistan. Kantor was assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit in Virginia Beach, Va.

For further information related to this release, please contact Naval Special Warfare Group Two Public Affairs Office at 757-763-2007.