December 12
2004



Staff Sgt. Melvin L. Blazer, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 14 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Melvin L. Blazer, 38, of Moore, Okla., died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Hilario F. Lopez, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 14 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Hilario F. Lopez, 22, of Ingleside, Texas, died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Cpl. Jason S. Clairday, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 14 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cpl. Jason S. Clairday, 21, of Camp, Ark., died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. 

Jason S. Clairday (center) with two of his buddies, before deployment to Iraq.

  Cpl. Ian W. Stewart, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 14 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cpl. Ian W. Stewart, 21, of Lake Hughes, Calif., died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. 

  Sgt. Jeffery L. Kirk, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 14 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

       Sgt. Jeffrey L. Kirk, 24, of Baton Rouge, La., died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Blanton, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 14 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

        Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Blanton, 23, of Fayetteville, Ga., died Dec. 12 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Joshua W. Dickinson, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on December 15 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 Lance Cpl. Joshua W. Dickinson, 25, of New Port Richey, Fla., died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.


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