DETROIT (WWJ) – Two Marines from Michigan have died in fighting in Afghanistan.
The Defense Department says 19-year-old Lance Cpl. Dominic Ciaramitaro of South Lyon died Saturday while on combat operations in Helmand Province.
The Herald Times in Gaylord reports that 26-year-old Sgt. David Day of Gaylord was killed by a roadside bomb.
Don Day tells the newspaper that his son already had served two tours in Iraq after enlisting in 2003 and completed bomb disposal training in 2009.