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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 853-06
September 05, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

          Lance Cpl. Shane P. Harris, 23, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Sep. 3 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 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.

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