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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1002-09
December 24, 2009

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

                Lance Cpl. Omar G. Roebuck, 23, of Moreno Valley, Calif., died Dec. 22, as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

                For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force at 910-451-7200.