Birmingham Marine killed in Afghanistan

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Department of Defense says a Marine from Birmingham died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

22-year-old Lance Cpl. Thomas E. Rivers Jr. died while during combat operations in Helman, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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