August 26
2004



Pfc. Nicholas M. Skinner, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on August 22 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Nicholas M. Skinner, 20, of Davenport, Iowa, died Aug. 26 from injuries received due to enemy action in An Najaf, Iraq. Skinner was assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Cpl. Barton R. Humlhanz, USMC

The Department of Defense announced on August 27 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cpl. Barton R. Humlhanz, 23, of Hellertown, Pa., died Aug. 26 from injuries received due to enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 24, 24th MEU, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



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