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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1127
November 10, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Cpl. Robert P. Warns II, 23, of Waukesha, Wis., died Nov. 8 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserves 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.

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