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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 278-06
April 05, 2006

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties

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

 

            Lance Cpl. Jacob W. Beisel, 21, of Lackawaxen, Pa.

 

            Lance Cpl. Kun Y. Kim, 20, of Atlanta, Ga.

 

            Staff Sgt. Eric A. McIntosh, 29, of Trafford, Pa.

 

            Cpl. Scott J. Procopio, 20, of Saugus, Mass.

 

            Beisel died March 31 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Kim, McIntosh and Procopio died April 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  All Marines were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

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

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