The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cpl. Chad S. Wade, 22, of
, died Dec. 1 while conducting combat operations in Bentonville, Ark. Helmand province, . He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st 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.