PHOENIX - A man from Arizona was listed among eight Marines reported as missing following combat near An Nasiriyah in Iraq, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Lance Cpl. Michael J. Williams, 31, is a member of the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade at Camp Lejeune, N.C., the Defense Department said.
He was listed as being from Arizona but no town was immediately available Friday.
Williams is the second Arizonan to be listed among the missing since the war began. The other, Pfc. Lori Piestewa of Tuba City, is a member of the Army’s 507th Maintenance Company, which was attacked by Iraqi soldiers on Sunday.