Department of Defense identifies Marine casualty

4 Mar 2014 | Department of Defense

The Department of Defense announced March 4, 2014 the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson, 20, of Waseca, Minn., died Feb. 28, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

For more information, media may contact the 2nd Marine Division Public Affairs Office during duty hours at 910-450-6575 or after duty hours at 910-372-2736.

Headquarters Marine Corps