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Release No: 194-06
March 06, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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


            Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder, 20, of Finksburg, Md., died March 3 from a non combat-related vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  He was assigned to Combat Service Support Group-1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.


            Media with questions about this Marine can call the Twentynine Palms Public Affairs Office at 760-830-5476.

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