Military officials say a North Carolina-based Marine has been killed in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense announced Monday that 22-year-old
Lance Cpl. Daniel J. Geary of Rome, N.Y., died March 20 while supporting combat operations in Farah province in Afghanistan.
Geary was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.