DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, June 24, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 24, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Cpl. Gurpreet Singh, 21, of Antelope, Calif., died June 22 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.

Source: defense.gov