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Release No: 173-09
March 17, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.


            Staff Sgt. Archie A. Taylor, 37, of Tomball, Texas, died March 14 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Kabul province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Intelligence Battalion, II MEF Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.


            The incident is currently under investigation.


            For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at (910) 451-5260.

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