2 Kaneohe Marines die in Afghanistan
Two Marines from Kaneohe have died in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced today.
Lance Cpl. Mark D. Juarez, 23, of San Antonio, Texas, died Jan. 9 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province.
Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Meinert, 20, of Fort Atkinson, Wis., died Jan. 10 while also supporting combat operations in Helmand.
Both were assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force at Kaneohe Bay.