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Release No: 1310-05
December 20, 2005

DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty

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

Cpl. Adam R. Fales, 21, of Cullman, Ala., died Dec. 16 from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Fallujah, Iraq.  He was assigned to Combat Service Support Detachment-21, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.

Media with questions about this Marine can call the 2nd MLG Public Affairs Office at (910)-451-3538.


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