The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Cpl. Michael D. Anderson Jr., 21, of Modesto, Calif., died Dec. 14 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.
News media with questions about this Marine can contact the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.