21-year-old US Marine, Lance Corporal Joshua B. McDaniels from Dublin, Ohio, died on 12th June 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was killed from the blast of a roadside bomb.
L-Cpl. McDaniels, age 21, served with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
As a combat engineer, L-Cpl. McDaniels was involved in bomb-disposal work. He joined the Marines in 2009 and deployed to Afghanistan in March this year.
He leaves his wife, Adrianna whom he married in September last year, his parents Brent and Janice, two brothers and a sister.