The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Hospital Corpsman Edwin Gonzalez, 22, of
, died Oct. 8 from wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device while supporting combat operations in North Miami Beach, Fla. Helmand province, . He was assigned to 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Forces, Afghanistan Atlantic, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
For further information related to this release, contact 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs at 910-450-6193 or 910-449-9923.