Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 10, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lance Cpl. Nicholas S. O’Brien, 21, of Stanley, N.C., died June 9 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, IMarine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.