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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 629-12
July 25, 2012

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Sgt. Justin M. Hansen, 26, of Traverse City, Mich., died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

            For more information media may contact the Marine Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office at 910-440-0770.

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