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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 211-06
March 14, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Nicholas R. Anderson, 21, of Sauk City, Wis., died March 13 in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

            The incident is under investigation.

 

            Media with questions about this Marine can call the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Public Affairs Office at (808) 257-8840/71.