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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 388-09
June 03, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

 

                Lance Cpl. Matthew G. Reza, 27, of Austin, Texas, was killed May 31 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Khandahar province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31, Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S. C.

 

                The incident is currently under investigation.

 

                For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the MCAS Beaufort public affairs office at (843) 228-6028.

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