Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–February 22, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lance Cpl. Andrew P. Carpenter, 27, of Columbia, Tenn., died Feb. 19 of wounds received Feb. 14 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.