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Release No: 704-05
July 12, 2005

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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


Lance Cpl. Kevin B. Joyce, 19, of Ganado, Ariz., died June 25 after falling into the Pech River while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


For further information related to this release, contact the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Public Affairs Office at (808) 257-8840 or mailto:pao@mcbh.usmc.mil.


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