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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 947-07
July 31, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

       Cpl. Sean A. Stokes, 24, of Auburn, Calif., died July 30 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

       Media with questions about this Marine can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5044.

       

 

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