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Two Marines Killed in Action

Two Marines assigned to the 1st Marine Division have been killed as a result of enemy action in the Al Anbar Province. One Marine was killed in action yesterday. The other Marine died today from wounds received in separate action yesterday.

1st Marine Expeditionary Force force-protection measures preclude the release of any information that could aid enemy personnel in assessing the effectiveness or lack thereof with regard to their tactics, techniques and procedures. The release of more details about the incident could place the Force's Marines and sailors at greater risk. The names of the deceased are being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

Release #040404a

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