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Release No: 239-08
March 26, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
            Lance Cpl. Dustin L. Canham, 21, of Lake Stevens, Wash., died March 23 from a non-hostile incident in Djibouti. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Portland, Ore.
            The incident is under investigation.
            Media with questions about this Marine can contact the Marine Forces Reserve public affairs office at (504) 678-6539.

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