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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 687-08
August 12, 2008

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

      The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

      The following Marines died Aug. 7 while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq:

      Cpl. Adam T. McKiski, 21, of Cherry Valley, Ill.

      Cpl. Stewart S. Trejo, 25, of Whitefish, Mont.

      The Marines were assigned to the 1st Maintenance Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

       For additional background information on these Marines, news media representatives may contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5043/5044.