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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 505-07
April 30, 2007

Dod Identifies Marine Casualty

        The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
       Cpl. Christopher Degiovine, 25, of  Lone Tree, Colo.
       Degiovine died April 26 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
        For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at (910) 451-7200.