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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 910-08
October 29, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

           1st Lt. Trevor J. Yurista, 32, of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., died Oct. 27 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

           For additional background information on these Marines, news media representatives may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 763-5397.
 

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