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Military

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

  No. 1228-04
IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 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.

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/2004/nr20041201-1690.html



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