The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cpl. Jorge Villarreal Jr., 22, of
, died Oct. 17 while conducting combat operations in San Antonio, Texas Helmand province, . He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Afghanistan Camp Pendleton, Calif.
For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the 1st Marine Division public affairs office at 760-725-8766.