Camp Lejeune Marines killed overseas

August 1, 2009 4:30:07 PM PDT
The Department of Defense announced Saturday the names of the two Marines who were killed in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Thursday. Lance Cpl. Gregory A. Posey, 22, of Knoxville, Tenn., and Lance Cpl. Jonathan F. Stroud, 20, of Cashion, Okla., died from wounds they suffered while in combat.

Further details surrounding their deaths are not available at this time.

Posey and Stroud were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, at Camp Lejeune.