Sok Khak Ung

 

 

Age: 22

 

Summary: Marine combat engineer who was involved in the rescue of Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch in Iraq, who was part of a "diversion force" that on April 1 attacked the enemy to distract them while a special force unit went into the hospital to rescue Lynch, who earned a Purple Heart after he was hit by shrapnel from a land mine later that month and had returned to the U.S. in July and was set for discharge at the end of October.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: June 13, 1981

 

Died: October 18, 2003

 

Location: Long Beach, California