DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, April 6, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 6, 2012.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Cpl. Alex Martinez, 21, of Elgin, Ill., died April 5 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Source: defense.gov