|IMMEDIATE RELEASE<>||No. 218-11 |
March 18, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine
who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Lance Cpl. Christopher S.
Meis, 20, of Bennett, Colo., died March 17 while conducting combat operations in
Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine
Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.