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Va. Beach-based SEAL killed in Afghanistan

VIRGINIA BEACH

A Navy SEAL based in Virginia Beach was killed this weekend during a firefight in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Sunday.

Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin R. Ebbert, 32, of Arcata, Calif., died Saturday of a gunshot wound in Uruzgan province, a department spokesman said. Ebbert was based at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek.

No other details were available.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of our teammate who has made the ultimate sacrifice," Capt. Robert Smith, commander of Naval Special Warfare Group 2, said in a statement.

 

Posted to: Afghanistan Military Virginia Beach

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God Bless

God Bless PO Kevin Ebbert & his family.... we would not have the freedoms that we have if it were not for brave men like Ebbert.

Why

Are we still there?

Mr Obama?

A question for the Commander in chief.

RIP

RIP Kev. Condolences to your family, your troop & your Nation. See you on the high ground.

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