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

  No. 561-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty


 

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

            Cpl. Michael A. Estrella, 20, of Hemet, Calif., died June 14 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

            Media with questions about this Marine can call the Hawaii Public Affairs Office at (808) 257-8870.

 

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2006/nr20060616-13280.html



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