THE HILL – A Navy sailor who died of coronavirus-related complications earlier this month has been identified.
Master-at-Arms Senior Chief Michael Haberstumpf, 42, of Whispering Pines, N.C., died Oct. 10 at UNC Medical Center in Chapel HilL, due to COVID-19–related complications.
A husband and father to two sons, he tested positive for the coronavirus on Sept. 2 and was hospitalized Sept. 9.
Haberstumpf had been assigned to Joint Special Operations Intelligence Brigade in Fort Bragg, N.C.
The release did not say whether he had received any COVID-19 vaccines, which active-duty Navy sailors are required to have done in full by Nov. 28.
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