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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: NR-089-14
February 18, 2014

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 
 
 Master Sgt. Aaron C. Torian, 36, of Paducah, Ky., died Feb. 15, while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2d Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
 
For more information, media may contact the Marine Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-440-0770 or after duty hours at 910-650-8472.