DOD Identifies Navy Casualty, August 13, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 13, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Hospitalman Riley Gallinger-Long, 19, of Cornelius, Ore., died Aug. 11 while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan.  Gallinger-Long was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.