Sunday, April 08, 2007

Joseph C. Schwedler dies from 'enemy action while conducting combat operations'

A U.S. Sailor from Crystal Falls has died during combat missions in Iraq.

The Department of Defense has announced that Petty Officer 2nd Class Joseph Schwedler died yesterday from enemy action while conducting combat operations in the Al Anbar providence of Iraq. The 27-year-old was assigned to Navy SEAL Team Four out of Virginia Beach.

Joseph Schwedler graduated from Forest Park High School in 1998. He's the son of Joseph and Susan Schwedler of Crystal Falls.

From WLUC 6