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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Marine found dead in barracks ID'd as Miramar mechanic



Marine found dead in barracks ID'd as Miramar mechanic
UNION-TRIBUNE
6:49 p.m. April 28, 2009
MIRAMAR – A Marine who was found dead Thursday in his barracks at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station has been identified as Pvt. Jeffrey D. Ghen.
Ghen was a native of Fairfax Station, Va., and enlisted in the Marine Corps in August 2006, a Marine Corps spokesman said. He had been working as a mechanic with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing on the base.
His decorations include a National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, NATO Medal and a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.
The Marine Corps said the cause of death was still being investigated.
Mark Arner: (619) 542-4556; mailto:mark.arner@uniontrib.com

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