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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 997-03
December 31, 2003

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Lance Cpl. Jeffery L. Clark, 23, of Bay City, Fla., died July 22, 2003, as a result of cardiac arrest at Guantanamo, Cuba.  Clark was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Headquarters, Marine Corps public affairs office at (703) 614-4309.