The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Lance Cpl. William C. Chambers, 20, of Ringgold, Ga.
Lance Cpl. Jeremy L. Tinnel, 20, of Mechanicsville, Va.
Both Marines died July 1 from a non-hostile boat accident in the Euphrates River just off the shore of Al Anbar province. They were both assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The accident is under investigation.
For more information in regard to this release the media can contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at (910) 451-7200.