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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 312-04
April 13, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cpl. Daniel R. Amaya, 22, of Odessa, Texas.

Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray, 19, of Patoka, Ill.

Both Marines died April 11 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. They were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

For further information related to this release, contact the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms Public Affairs Office at (760) 830-5472.