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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 098-07
January 26, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
           Cpl. Mark D. Kidd, 26, of Milford, Mich., died Jan. 25 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  Kidd was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Mount Clemens, Mich.
           For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the Marine Forces Reserve public affairs office at (504) 678-4177.