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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1228-04
December 01, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

 

Lance Cpl. Blake A. Magaoay, 20, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died Nov. 29 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

News media with questions about this Marine should contact the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.

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