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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 442-13
June 17, 2013

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Jared W. Brown, 20, of Youngstown, Fla., died June 16 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. 

            This incident is under investigation.

            For more information media may contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office at 910-450-6575.

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