Release No: 142-03
March 24, 2003
The Department of Defense announced today the identity of a Marine killed by an accidental discharge of a .50 cal machine gun in Iraq. Killed was Lance Cpl. Eric J. Orlowski, 26, of Buffalo, N.Y.
Orlowski was assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.