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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1118-04
November 09, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Lam, 22, of Queens, N.Y., died Nov. 8 as a result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserves 6th Communications Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Brooklyn, N.Y.

For further information on this Marines contact the Marine Corps Reserve Public Affairs Office at (504) 678-0700.