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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 197-10
March 12, 2010

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
                Lance Cpl. Garrett W. Gamble, 20, of Sugarland, Texas, died March 11 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
                For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 2nd Marine Division public affairs office at 910-450-6575.