DOD Identifies Additional Marine Casualty, January 3, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–January 3, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Cpl. Jacob A. Tate, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, died Jan. 2 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Source: defense.gov