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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 630-04
July 01, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Patrick R. Adle, 21, of Baltimore, Md.

Sgt. Alan D. Sherman, 36, of Brick, N.J.

Cpl. John H. Todd III, 24, of Bridgeport, Pa.

All three died June 29 southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of hostile action. They were assigned to the Marine Corps Reserves 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Folsom, Pa.

For further information related to this release, contact the Marine Forces Reserve Public Affairs Office at (504) 678-4287.