The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Lance Cpl. Shawn V. Starkovich, 20, of Arlington, Wash., died July 16 in Al Anbar province, Iraq. His death is under investigation.
Starkovich was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office (760) 725-5044.