IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 982-12
December 15, 2012
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

Sgt. Michael J. Guillory, 28, of Pearl River, La., died Dec. 14 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

This incident is under investigation.

For additional information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact Marine Corps Special Operations Command public affairs office at(910) 440-0770.