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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 609-08
July 17, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Stevenson, 20, of Newton, N.J., died July 13 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
 
           The incident is currently under investigation.
 
           For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5043.

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