DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, February 2, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–February 2, 2012. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus, 22, of Greenville, Miss., died Feb. 1 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. 

This incident is under investigation. 

Source: defense.gov