Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 2, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr., 32, of Wilson, N.C., died Aug. 1 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.