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Navy Electrician’s Mate Fireman Apprentice Michael J. Jakes Jr.
Died December 4, 2001 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
20, of Brooklyn N.Y.; stationed on the carrier Kitty Hawk, based at Yokosuka Naval Fleet Activities, Japan, died of fatal head injuries after falling off a bunk, on Dec. 4, 2001 in the Arabian Sea.