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Release No: 660-04
July 09, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

Lance Cpl. Scott E. Dougherty, 20, of Bradenton Fla.

Pfc. Rodricka A. Youmans, 22, of Allendale, S.C.

Both Marines died July 6 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. They were assigned to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

For further information related to this release, contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Officer at (910) 451-9033.

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