DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
Cpl. Richard J. Nelson, 23, of Racine, Wis.
Lance Cpl. Dean D. Opicka, 29, of Waukesha, Wis.
Both Marines died April 14th while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. They were both assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Milwaukee, Wis.
Media with questions about these Marines can contact the Marine Forces Reserve Public Affairs Office at (504) 678-4177.