Seabee from Port Hueneme dies on deployment to Africa
A Seabee from the base at Port Hueneme has died while on deployment in the Horn of Africa, the Department of Defense announced Monday.
Constructionman Trevor Stanley, 22, from Virginia Beach, Va., died Saturday at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. He was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, headquartered at Port Hueneme.
Stanley, who enlisted in the Navy in April 2009, began a six-month tour in Djibouti in February. The battalion is conducting humanitarian and civil affairs operations across the Horn of Africa and maintenance at Camp Lemonnier.
No details on the death were released.
--Tony Perry in San Diego