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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 760-04
August 09, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

Sgt. Yadir G. Reynoso, 27, of Wapato, Wash., died Aug. 5 due to enemy action in An Najaf Province, Iraq.

Cpl. Roberto Abad, 22, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Aug. 6 due to enemy action in An Najaf Province, Iraq.

Both Marines were assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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

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