Stafford Marine among three from Camp Lejune killed in Afghanistan

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jun 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-23 12:52:38-04

Stafford, Va. – A Marine from Stafford was among three from Camp Lejune killed in Afghanistan on Friday, according to the Defense Dept.

“Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, of Stafford, Virginia, died June 20, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan,” the department released in a statement. “He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.”

Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, 19, of New Hampshire and Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Iowa, were also killed.

The military has not released details about the circumstance surrounding the deaths.