DOD Identifies Marine Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of three Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The following Marines died Jan. 11 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan: Staff Sgt. Matthew N. Ingham, 25, of Altoona, Pa. Cpl. Jamie R. Lowe, 21, of Johnsonville, Ill. Cpl. Nicholas K. Uzenski, 21, of Tomball, Texas. Ingham, Lowe and Uzenski were assigned to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.