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A U.S. Navy sailor died last week in Hawaii from injuries sustained in Japan, according to his obituary in a Pennsylvania newspaper.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Bailey Gorman, 23, of Sayre, Pa., died June 22 at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu of injuries he received in Yokosuka, Japan, according to his obituary in The Daily Review, of Towanda, Pa., on Tuesday.

Gorman was stationed aboard a ship homeported at Yokosuka Naval Base and no one else was involved in his death, Naval Forces Japan spokeswoman Cmdr. Katie Cerezo told Stars and Stripes by email Thursday.

“We mourn the loss of every sailor,” she said. “Out of respect for his family, we will not comment further.”

Gorman graduated from Sayre Area High School in 2017, joined the Navy in October 2019 and completed his basic training at Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

He was stationed at Dahlgren Navy Base in Virginia in 2021, according to his obituary.

Gorman, an Aegis Combat System fire controlman, deployed to Yokosuka Naval Base in early 2022, the obituary states.

Tripler Army Medical Center is in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Tripler Army Medical Center is in Honolulu, Hawaii. (U.S. Army)

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Alex Wilson covers the U.S. Navy and other services from Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan. Originally from Knoxville, Tenn., he holds a journalism degree from the University of North Florida. He previously covered crime and the military in Key West, Fla., and business in Jacksonville, Fla.
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