The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. James S. Lee, 26, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., died April 6 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, when the Army CH-47 helicopter he was on crashed. He was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 142, Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marietta, Ga. As part of Operation Enduring Freedom he was attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773, Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.
Media with questions about this Marine can call the Marine Forces Reserve Public Affairs Office at (504) 678-6539.