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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-092-13
December 24, 2013

DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 
 
Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian, 27, of Abington, Mass., died Dec. 23, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. 
 
He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
For more information, media may contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-450-6575 and after duty hours at  910-372-2736.