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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 882-09
November 10, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

        The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Sgt. Charles I. Cartwright, 26, of Union Bridge, Md., died Nov. 7 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
 
            For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-440-0770.