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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 151-08
February 25, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

 

         Lance Cpl. Drew W. Weaver, 20, of St. Charles, Mo., died Feb. 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

        Media with questions about this Marine can contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 763-5397.

 

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