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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1095-07
September 10, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of four Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Cpl. Christopher L. Poole Jr., 22, of Mount Dora, Fla.
           
            Cpl. Bryan J. Scripsick, 22, of Wayne, Okla.
 
            Staff Sgt. John C. Stock, 26, of Longview, Texas
 
            Sgt. Michael J. Yarbrough, 24, of Malvern, Ark.
 
            All four Marines died Sept. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. They were all assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
 
            Media with questions about these Marines can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5044.

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