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Release No: 966-06
September 27, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Pfc. Christopher T. Riviere, 21, of Cooper City, Fla., died Sept. 26 of wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
            Media with questions about this Marine can call the Hawaii public affairs office at (808) 257-8870.

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