DOD Identifies 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.

Lance Cpl. Maung P. Htaik, 20, of Hagerstown, Md., died Jan. 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.

Source: defense.gov