Marine Corps public affairs is mourning the loss of a teammate with “a reserved and cool demeanor, quick wit, and infectious smile,” who died last month, said Lt. Col. Christian Devine, communication operations branch head.

Lance Cpl. Lenin Priegozurita, a graphic reproduction specialist at the Office of Marine Corps Communications, was found unconscious in his barracks room on July 30 by two fellow Marines, Devine told Marine Corps Times.

“It’s been heartbreaking for me and all on our team,” Devine said. “He was a talented, dedicated, and strong young man who all enjoyed being around and always the person you could count on.”

This article is courtesy of Military Times.

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