SAIC Employee Dies During Training Exercise

Apr 29, 2014, 18:35 ET from SAIC

MCLEAN, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) is deeply saddened to announce that SAIC employee Coll Perske, 29, died during a night training exercise on April 28. As an SAIC employee, Perske supported the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific's (SSC PACIFIC) Marine Mammal Program.

The training exercise took place in San Diego Bay. Perske was administered CPR at the scene and emergency medical services transported him to the University of California, San Diego Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Perske had been a member of the SAIC family and the marine mammal program for more than five years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. No other details from SAIC are available at this time. Out of respect for his family, fellow trainers and teammates at SAIC and the U.S. Navy, questions regarding the investigation into this tragedy should be directed to the SSC Pacific public affairs office.

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