Marine from Providence Killed in Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced Friday the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the DOD, Lance Corporal Abraham Tarwoe, 25, of Providence, died April 12 in the midst of conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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