Tuesday, March 16, 2010

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

No. 203-10 March 16, 2010
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cpl. Jonathan D. Porto, 26
, of Largo, Fla., died March 14th while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 2nd Marine Division public affairs office at 910-450-6575.

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

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