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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 089-07
January 25, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

 

            Sgt. Michael M. Kashkoush, 24, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, died Jan. 23 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  Kashkoush was assigned to 3rd Intelligence Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

 

            For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the Okinawa public affairs office at 011-81-611-745-0790.

 

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