DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, June 22, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 22, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Jared C. Verbeek, 22, of Visalia, Calif., died June 21 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.