DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, December 18, 2010

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–December 18, 2010. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Lance. Cpl. Jose L. Maldonado, 21, of Mathis, Texas, died Dec. 17 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.