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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1064-07
August 30, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Cpl. John C. Tanner, 21, of Columbus, Ga., died Aug. 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion1st 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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