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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 449-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2005

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

                Lance Cpl. Lawrence R. Philippon, 22, of Hartford, Conn., died May 8 from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Al Qa’im, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

               Media with questions about this Marine can call the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office at (910) 451-9033.

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2005/nr20050509-3005.html



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