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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 702-13
October 07, 2013

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Lance Cpl. Jeremiah M. Collins, Jr., 19, of Milwaukee, Wis., died Oct. 5 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

This incident is under investigation.

For more information media may contact the 2nd Marine Logistics Group Public Affairs Office at 910-451-3538.

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