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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 967-08
November 18, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Cpl. Aaron M. Allen, 24, of Buellton, Calif., died Nov. 14 while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
 
            For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 763-5397.

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