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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 628-08
July 23, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Pfc. Ivan I. Wilson, 22, of Clearlake, Calif., died July 21 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. 
 
For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 763-5397.