Monday, August 20, 2012
Marine and Navy Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two service members who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died Aug. 17 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. They were assigned to 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Staff Sgt. Gregory T. Copes, 36, of Lynch Station, Va., and
Hospital Corpsman Petty Officer 1st Class Darrel L. Enos, 36, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
This incident is under investigation.
For additional information, news media representatives may contact U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-440-0770 or 910-440-0771.