The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Petty Officer 1st Class Chad R. Regelin, 24, of Cottonwood, Calif., died Jan. 2 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Regelin was assigned as an explosive ordnance disposal technician to Marine Special Operations Company Bravo. Regelin was stationed at Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3, San Diego, Calif.
For further information related to this release, contact Lt. David Bennett at 619-767-1989 or 619-405-4020.