Pentagon Identifies Marine Casualties (OEF)
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2009 -- The following news release made available Saturday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying casualties:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)
Lance Cpl. Gregory A. Posey, 22, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Lance Cpl. Jonathan F. Stroud, 20, of Cashion, Okla., died July 30 of wounds suffered while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Posey was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Stroud was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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