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Three Lejeune Marines die in Iraq

The Defense Department today released the names of three Camp Lejeune Marines who died in Iraq. They are:

  • Cpl. Brandon S. Schuck, 21, of Safford, Ariz. He was killed Monday by an improvised bomb in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force.
  • Pfc. Jacob D. Spann, 21, of Columbus, Ohio. He died Monday from wounds suffered from an improvised bomb in Hit. He was assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, II Marine Expeditionary Force.
  • Lance Cpl. Steven L. Phillips, 27, of Chesapeake, Va., died Tuesday in a vehicle accident near Al Qaim. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.
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