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

  No. 1095-07
IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties


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

Cpl. Christopher L. Poole Jr., 22, of Mount Dora, Fla.

Cpl. Bryan J. Scripsick, 22, of Wayne, Okla.

Staff Sgt. John C. Stock, 26, of Longview, Texas

Sgt. Michael J. Yarbrough, 24, of Malvern, Ark.

All four Marines died Sept. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. They were all assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Media with questions about these Marines can contact the Camp Pendleton public affairs office at (760) 725-5044.

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