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

  No. 647-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2005

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

 

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

 

            Cpl. Ramona M. Valdez, 20, of Bronx, N.Y., died June 23 while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq.  She was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 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/nr20050627-3785.html



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