More Marines Leave Camp Lejeune For Iraq

Approximately 300 marines of 1St Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Headquartered at Camp Lejeune, will be deploying to Iraq, Sunday, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In a statement released by the marine corps, The battalion will support the mission of assisting the Iraqi people in their transition to independent security and self-governance.