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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1095-04
November 01, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

Lance Cpl. Travis A. Fox, 25, of Cowpens, S.C.

Cpl. Christopher J. Lapka, 22, of Peoria, Ariz.

Both Marines died Oct 30, due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. They were assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

For further information related to these Marines, contact the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Public Affairs Office at (808) 257-8840 or (808) 257-8839.

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