Pentagon names 19-year-old Camp Pendleton- based Marine killed in combat

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Issue 50, Volume 17.

SAN DIEGO - The Pentagon today named a 19-year-old Camp Pendleton- based Marine killed in combat in Afghanistan this week.

Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez of Fairhaven, Mass., died in Helmand Province on Wednesday, according to the Department of Defense.

Rodriguez was a member of the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force.



Comment Profile ImageFR86
Comment #1 | Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 9:31 am
Another precious life lost.

We need to get out and do it now!

Comment Profile ImageHow Sad
Comment #2 | Saturday, Dec 14, 2013 at 10:19 am
RIP young man. Life was too short for you. Thank you for your bravery and service.
Comment Profile ImageGySgt Lasselle
Comment #3 | Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 12:03 pm
From one Marine to another, thank you for your sacrifice. May you rest in peace brother. Semper Fidelis

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