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Release No: 819-06
August 26, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
            Cpl. Jordan C. Pierson, 21, of Milford, Conn., died Aug. 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Plainville, Conn.
            Media with questions about this Marine can call the Marine Forces Reserve at (978) 796-2839.

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