Marine from LI killled in Afghanistan

August 19, 2009 12:56:46 PM PDT
A Marine from Long Island has been killed while serving in Afghanistan. Lance Cpl. Leopold Damas of Floral Park died on Aug. 17.

The 26-year-old was part of Operation Enduring Freedom and was killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province.

Damas was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Camp Lejeune, N.C.


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