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

  No. 1064-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty


 

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

Cpl. John C. Tanner, 21, of Columbus, Ga., died Aug. 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Media with questions about this Marine can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5044.

 

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=11285



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