DOD Identifies Navy Casualty, March 14, 2013

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–March 14, 2013.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Chief Petty Officer Christian Michael Pike, 31, of Peoria, Ariz., died March 13 in Landstuhl, Germany, as a result of combat-related injuries sustained on March 10 while conducting stability operations in Maiwand District, Afghanistan.  Pike was assigned to a West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit.