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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1032-04
October 16, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

Lance Cpl. Brian K. Schramm, 22, of Rochester, N.Y., died Oct. 15 as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq. Schramm was assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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