DOD Identifies Marine Casualty, June 9, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 9, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Cpl. Matthew T. Richard, 21, of Acadia, La., died June 9 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.