WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Commander Job W. Price, 42, of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, died December 22 of a non-combat related injury while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. Price was assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and was the commanding officer of SEAL Team Four.
“The Naval Special Warfare family is deeply saddened by the loss of our teammate. We extend our condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family, friends, and NSW community during this time of grieving,” stated Captain Robert Smith, the Special Warfare Group Two commander.
“As we mourn the loss and honor the memory of our fallen teammate, those he served with will continue to carry out the mission.”
This incident is currently under investigation.