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Release No: 521-11
June 17, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Sgt. Mark A. Bradley, 25, of Cuba, N.Y., died June 16 from wounds received June 3 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

            For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 2nd Marine Division public affairs office at 910-450-6575.

            CORRECTION:  June 24, 2011 -- Sgt. Bradley’s death on June 16 was incompletely reported.

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