The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
CPL Phillip D. McGeath, 25, Glendale, Ariz.., died Jan. 18 while conducting 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.
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