Commanding officer of V.B.-based SEAL Team 4 dies in apparent suicide

Commanding officer of  V.B.-based SEAL Team 4 dies in apparent suicide

Commanding officer of V.B.-based SEAL Team 4 dies in apparent suicide

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by WVEC News

WVEC.com

Posted on December 23, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 24 at 7:37 AM

AFGHANISTAN --   Navy SEAL Cdr. Job W. Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, died Saturday of a non-combat-related injury while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan.

An unidentified U.S. military official said his death "appears to be the result of suicide," but an investigation into his death continues.  

"The Naval Special Warfare family is deeply saddened by the loss of our teammate," said Capt. Robert Smith, Commander of Naval Special Warfare Group Two, which manages all Virginia-based Navy SEAL teams. "We extend our condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family, friends, and NSW community during this time of grieving."

"As we mourn the loss and honor the memory of our fallen teammate, those he served with will continue to carry out the mission," Smith added.

A U.S. military official confirmed Price was from Virginia Beach-based SEAL Team 4, which is part of the mission to train Afghan police to hold off the Taliban in remote parts of Afghanistan.

Price is survived by a wife and a daughter.
 

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