The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were
supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pvt. Ryan E. Miller, 21, of Gahanna, Ohio, died Sept. 3 while conducting
combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd
Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary
Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Cpl. Jared M. Shoemaker, 29, of Tulsa, Okla., died Sept. 4 while conducting
combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine
Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division,
Broken Arrow, Okla.
Media with questions about Miller can call the 2nd Marine Division public
affairs office at (910) 451-9033. Media with questions about Shoemaker can
call the 1st Bn., 25th Marines public affairs office at (978) 796-2839.