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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 403-04
May 03, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

Cpl. Scott M. Vincent, 21, of Bokoshe, Okla.

Cpl. Joshua S. Wilfong, 22, of Walker, W.Va.

Both Marines died April 30 due to hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Vincent was assigned to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Wilfong was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

For further information related to this release, contact Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Public Affairs Office at (910) 526-9699.

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