The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Bryan J. Opskar, 32, of Princeton, Minn., died July 23 whenhis vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Media with questions about this Marine can call the 2nd
Marine Division Public Affairs Office at (910) 451-9033.