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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1308-07
November 13, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

         The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
        Sgt. Phillip A. Bocks, 28, of Troy, Mich., died Nov. 9 while conducting combat operations in Aranus, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif.
         Media with questions about this Marine can contact the Twentynine Palms public affairs office at (760) 830-6213.

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