The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Nicholas J. Aleman, 24, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died Dec. 5 while supporting combat operations in Paktia province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the Deployment Processing Command-East, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the Marine Forces Reserve public affairs office at 504-678-4002.