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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1104-07
September 11, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
           
            Lance Cpl. Lance M. Clark, 21, of Cookeville, Tenn., died Sept. 7 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
The incident is under investigation.
 
            Media with questions about this Marine can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office (760) 725-5044.