Canton Marine killed in Afghanistan


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

Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, 26, of Canton, Ohio, died Aug. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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