Defense Officials Say Tennessee Marine Killed In Iraq

Nashville (AP) -- The Defense Department announced the death of a Tennessee Marine in Iraq.

The department identifies him as 23-year-old Lance Corporal Jeffery Bishop of Dickson.

The military says bishop died Friday during combat in al Anbar Province.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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