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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 671-04
July 13, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

Cpl. Terry Holmes, 22, of Hollywood, Fla.

Sgt. Krisna Nachampassak, 27, of Burke, Va.

Pfc. Christopher J. Reed, 20, of Craigmont, Idaho.

Staff Sgt. Trevor Spink, 36, of Farmington, Mo.

All four Marines died July 10 due a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. They were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

The incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.

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