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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 513-07
April 30, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            1st Lt. Travis L. Manion, 26, of Doylestown, Pa., died April 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Manion was assigned to 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
 
            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5044.