The following Marines died March 24 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan: Sgt. Maj. Robert J. Cottle, 45, of Whittier, Calif.
Lance Cpl. Rick J. Centanni, 19, of Yorba Linda, Calif.
Cottle and Centanni were assigned to 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4thMarine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Camp Pendleton, Calif.