Local Oklahoma Marine Killed in Iraq

05-15-06 - A local Marine was killed in Iraq this past Sunday. 21-year old Lance Corporal Hatak Yuka Yearby of Overbrook, Oklahoma was one of two Marines killed on Sunday while conducting combat operations in Iraq’s al Anbar province.

The Marine was from the small community of Overbrook, which is near the Love and Carter County line. A Native American, Hatak was a ceremonial dancer and had just gotten married in March/