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NEWS | Aug. 17, 2021

Navy Identifies Reserve Sailor Who Died of COVID-19 Related Complications

By Commander, Navy Reserve Force Public Affairs

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Personnel Specialist First Class Debrielle Richardson died Aug. 13, while hospitalized due to complications associated with COVID-19.
Richardson, 29, was assigned to the “Jaguars” of Helicopter Maritime Squadron SIX ZERO (HSM-60) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

“The Jaguar family is deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and shipmate, PS1 Debrielle Richardson,” said Cmdr. Dan Jones, commanding officer of HSM-60. “Her tremendous positive spirit and exceptional work ethic have left an incredible legacy here at the squadron and our community. The Jaguars are proud to have served alongside her and will continue to support her family and our Sailors during this difficult time.”

Anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms is encouraged to seek medical treatment immediately.

For questions related to this release, please contact Commander, Navy Reserve Force Public Affairs Officer, Lt. Cmdr. Amber Lewis: 757-322-5652;