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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 979-07
August 07, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

         The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
         Sgt. Jon E. Bonnell Jr., 22, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, died Aug. 7 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
          Media with questions about this Marine can contact the Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office (760) 725-5044.

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