MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Pentagon says a 20-year-old Marine from Macomb County has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.
He’s identified as Lance Cpl. Anthony A. Dilisio of Macomb Township. The Defense Department says he died Sunday while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.
Dilisio was part of the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The details on a full military funeral service will be firmed up later in the week. We will follow along with Fox 2 for the latest.
Lance Cpl. Dilisio was set to return home on August 7th. Family and friends were in the process of planning a welcome home party at the time of his death.