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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 567-07
May 10, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Lance Cpl. Walter K. O’Haire, 20, of Lynn, Mass., died May 9 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  O’Haire was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
            For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at (910) 451-7200.