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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1049-07
August 27, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

       The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
       Lance Cpl. Matthew S. Medlicott, 21, of Houston, died Aug. 25 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st 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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