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

  No. 807-05
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2005

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

 

 

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

 

            Gunnery Sgt. Terry W. Ball Jr., 36, of East Peoria, Ill., died Aug. 5 from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Karmah, Iraq, on June 12.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th 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/nr20050808-4381.html



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