DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, June 7, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 7, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Sgt. Joseph M. Garrison, 27, of New Bethlehem, Pa., died June 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.