This certainly makes me feel like an asshole for the previous post. No disrespect intended. RIP

November 30, 2009
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

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

Petty Officer 3rd Class David M. Mudge, 22, of Sutherlin, Ore., died Nov. 28, in a non-hostile accident aboard USS Rentz while in Port Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates.

For further information regarding this sailor, please contact commander, Naval Surface Forces Public Affairs at (619) 437-2146 email or

Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman