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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 205-03
April 06, 2003

DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY

The Department of Defense announced today that Cpl. Erik H. Silva, 22, of Chula Vista, Calif., was killed in action in Iraq Thursday.

Silva was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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