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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 063-09
January 28, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            The following Marines died Jan. 27 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan:
 
            Sgt. David W. Wallace III, 25, of Sharpsville, Pa.
 
            Sgt. Trevor J. Johnson, 23, of Forsyth, Mont.
 
            The Marines were assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
            For additional information on these Marines, news media representatives may contact the 2nd Marine Division public affairs office at(910) 450-6575.

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