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U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Nicole Gee (left middle), a maintenance technician with 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), awaits the launch of an MV-22B Osprey during an en route care exercise aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), April 5, 2021. 24th MEU, embarked with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is forward deployed in the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sergeant Mark E Morrow Jr/Released)

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II MEF Identifies Deceased Marine After Kabul Attack

28 Aug 2021 | II MEF COMMSTRAT II MEF Headquarters Group

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee died Aug. 26, 2021, in Kabul, Kabul Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained in a combat-related incident while supporting evacuation operations.

Sgt. Gee, 23, died following an attack near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. She was pronounced dead by a competent medical authority at 6 p.m. Afghanistan Standard Time on Aug. 26, 2021.

“Our unit mourns the immense loss of Sgt. Gee, our fallen service members, and the Afghan people who lost their lives in this attack,” said Brig. Gen. Forrest C. Poole III, commanding general of 2nd Marine Logistics Group. “I express my deepest heartfelt condolences to Sgt. Gee’s family, friends, and loved ones. We will continue to provide support to all those affected by this incident.”

Sgt. Gee, a native of Sacramento, California, entered active duty in the Marine Corps in 2017. She was a ground electronics transmission systems maintainer assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 24, a subordinate unit of Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Combat Logistics Battalion 24 is currently deployed with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit as the logistics combat element. 

Her previous assignments include: recruit training at Parris Island, South Carolina; School of Infantry East in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Aviation Accession & Primary Military Occupational Specialty School in Pensacola, Florida; and Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School in Twentynine Palms, California.

Sgt. Gee’s military awards include the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense and Global War on Terrorism Service Medals. Her military schools include Recruit Training, Marine Combat Training, Air Traffic Controller Training, Basic Electronics Training, Ground Radio Repair Training, Lance Corporal Leadership Seminar, Corporals’ Course, and Martial Arts Instructor Course.