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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 521-08
June 20, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
            Capt. Eric Daniel Terhune, 34, of Lexington, Ky.
 
            Lance Cpl. Andrew Francis Whitacre, 21, of Bryant, Ind.
 
            Both Marines died June 19 while conducting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan. They were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
 
            For more information about these Marines may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at (760) 763-5397.

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