The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, 23, of Arlington, Va., died June 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
For more information media may contact the Twentynine Palms Public Affairs Office at 760-830-6213.
Correction: June 28, 2012 -- Lance Cpl. Coti-Sears' last name has been corrected from Cotisears to Coti-Sears.