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News Release


  No. 786-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Fernando B. Hannon, 19, of Wildomar, Calif.

Pfc. Geoffrey Perez, 24, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Both Marines died Aug. 15 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. They were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20040817-1134.html



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