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News Release


  No. 492-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Cpl. Rudy Salas, 20, of Baldwin Park, Calif., died May 20, due a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

For further information related to this release, contact the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20040522-0822.html



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