DOD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty, April 3, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENWESPF)–April 3, 2012. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Cpl. Michael J. Palacio, 23, of Lake Elsinore, Calif., died March 29 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan. 

Source: defense.gov