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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1206-04
November 23, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Cpl. Michael R. Cohen, 23, of Jacobus, Pa., died Nov. 22 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

For more information on this Marine contact the Marine Corps Base Hawaii Public Affairs Office at (808) 257-8840 or (808) 257-8839.