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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1252-04
December 06, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

 

Cpl. Binh N. Le, 20, of Alexandria, Va.

 

Cpl. Matthew A. Wyatt, 21, of Millstadt, Ill.

 

Both Marines died Dec. 3 from injuries received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. They were assigned to 5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

News media with questions about these Marines can contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office at (910) 451-9033.

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