Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Pentagon Identifies Marine Casualty (OIF)

News in Balance

News in Balance:

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2009 -- The following news release made available Monday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Stephen L. Murphy, 36, of Jaffery, N.H., died Nov. 9 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Intelligence Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.
(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)

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