Friday, October 14, 2005

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

No. 1047-05 Oct 14, 2005
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Master Sgt. Kenneth E. Hunt Jr. , 40, of Tucson, Ariz. , died Oct. 12 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. Hunt died from wounds received July 24 when the vehicle he was riding in struck an anti-tank mine while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Taqaddum, Iraq. Hunt was assigned to Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.
Media with questions about this Marine can call the MCAS Yuma Public Affairs Office at (928) 269-2275.

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