The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cpl. Lucas T. Pyeatt, 24, of
, died Feb. 5 while conducting combat operations in West Chester, Ohio Helmand province, . He was assigned to the 2nd Radio Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Afghanistan Camp Lejeune, N.C.
For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at 910-451-7200.