DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, December 15, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–December 15, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Maj. Samuel M. Griffith, 36, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Dec. 14 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 4th Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Marine Forces Reserve, West Palm Beach, Fla.