Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano
Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles
4/6/06 - DoD Identifies Marine and Sailor Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the identity of a Marine and a sailor supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom, who have been listed as Duty Status - Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) after the seven-ton truck in which they were riding rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq on April 2. The incident was not a result of enemy action.
Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano, 27, of Milwaukee, Wis., is assigned to the 1st Transportation Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, 22, of Beaverton, Ore., is assigned to Force Service Regiment 1 Fleet Marine Forces Pacific.
All available resources are being used to search for the Marine and sailor.