War on Terrorism

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Marine Casualty

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

Lance Cpl. Stephen F. Dearmon, 21, of Crossville, Tenn., died April 3 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The incident is under investigation.

For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 2nd Marine Logistics Group public affairs office at (910) 451-3538 or (910) 478-7759.

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