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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 656-09
August 27, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

 
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Lance Cpl. Donald J. Hogan, 20, of San Clemente, Calif., died Aug. 26 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
 
            For more information the media may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 725-8766.