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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1166-04
November 15, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Cpl. Nicholas L. Ziolkowski, 22, of Towson, Md., died Nov 15 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.

For further information contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office at (910) 451-9033.