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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 105-09
February 18, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Staff Sgt. Daniel L. Hansen, 24, of Tracy, Calif., died Feb. 14 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine Wing Support Group 17, 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Iwakuni, Japan.
 
            For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the III Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at 011-81-611-745-0790.