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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 781-08
September 16, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Lt. Col. Ralph J. Marino, 46, of Houston, Pa., died Sept 14 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, from a non-combat related illness. He was assigned to U.S. Army Central Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
 
For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Central Forward public affairs office at 011-965-389-6279 or 011-965-389-5448, or email paula.z.jones@kuwait.swa.army.mil .