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Sailor From Fairfax Dies in Bahrain

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The Pentagon says a sailor from Fairfax, Virginia, died while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in Bahrain.

Officials said Tuesday that 21-year-old Seaman Philip Frazier Manes died Sunday in Manama, Bahrain, in a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the USS Gladiator on forward deployment to Bahrain.

The incident is under investigation.  

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