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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1029-06
October 13, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

     Sgt. Justin T. Walsh, 24, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, died Oct. 11 at National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Md., from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Oct. 5. He was assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

     For further information related to this release the media can contact the 2nd Marine Logistics Group public affairs office at (910) 451-7200.

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