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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 592-04
June 22, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Lance Cpl. Russell P. White, 19, of Dagsboro, Del., died June 20 due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Bulldog, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Marine Corps Public Affairs at (910) 451-5655.