"He was a professional who was extremely dedicated to his family, his shipmates and our nation.
He will be greatly missed by all of those who loved him and worked with him."
- Rear Admiral James A. Symonds, Commander, Navy Region Northwest
Lt. Jeffrey A. Ammon, 37, of Orem, Utah, died May 20, as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device in the Aband District, Afghanistan. The sailor was attached to Commander Navy Region Northwest, Bangor, Wash., and serving in Afghanistan as a member of Provincial Reconstruction Team Ghazni.