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DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III
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Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III

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

Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III, 21, of Laurel, Md., died June 22 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.