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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 768-06
August 11, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long, 18, of Sun Valley, Nev., died Aug. 10, while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 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.