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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 796-06
August 22, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Cpl. Adam A. Galvez, 21, of Salt Lake City, Utah
 
Lance Cpl. Randy L. Newman, 21, of Bend, Ore.
 
Both Marines died Aug. 20 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. They were assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
 
Media with questions about these Marines can call the Twentynine Palms public affairs office at (760) 830-5476.

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