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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1121-06
November 07, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
          Cpl. Kyle W. Powell, 21, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Nov. 4 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.
          Cpl. Jose A. Galvan, 22, of San Antonio, Texas, died Nov. 5 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.
         Both Marines were assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
         For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5044.