The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
LCpl. James A. Casper, 20, of Coolidge, Texas, died March 25 due to a non-combat related incident at Al Asad, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
The incident is under investigation.
For further information related to this release, contact the Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.