Okinawa-based Marine dies

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 5, 2012

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Marine with the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing died after emergency services were called to his off-base Okinawa home Tuesday, according to the Marine Corps.

He was taken to the Navy hospital on Camp Lester, where he was pronounced dead, the Marine Corps said. The cause of death is being investigated, and the service did not release the Marine’s name Wednesday.

A memorial service is planned for Dec. 19 at 2 p.m. on Camp Foster.


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