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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 288-07
March 15, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
            Lance Cpl.Angel Rosa, 21, of South Portland, Maine, died March 13 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  Rosa was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
            For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at (910) 451-7200.