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Release No: 888-10
September 29, 2010

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

                Lance Cpl. Ralph J. Fabbri, 20, of Gallitzin, Pa., died Sept. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the HeadquartersBattalion, 1st Marine Division, IMarine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 

                For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at 760-725-6573.

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