The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Capt. Brent L. Morel, 27, of Martin, Tenn., died April 7 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
For further information related to this release, contact the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.