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Immediate Release

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

Sept. 17, 2014

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

Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 28, of Suffolk, Virginia, died Sept. 15, in Herat province, Afghanistan while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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