DOD Identifies Two Marine Casualties, September 17, 2012

 Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 17, 2012.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

They died Sept. 15, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. 

Killed were: 

Lt. Col. Christopher K. Raible, 40, of Huntingdon, Pa., assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward); and 

Sgt. Bradley W. Atwell, 27, of Kokomo, Ind., assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). 

This incident is under investigation. 

Source: defense.gov