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Camp Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted January 18, 2011

— A 22-year-old Camp Lejeune Marine was killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the U.S. Department of Defense said.

Cpl. Joseph C. Whitehead, of Axis, Ala., died while conducting combat operations in the Helmand province. He was assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • reallybugsme Jan 19, 2011

    His family should know that he is a hero to us all.

  • u stand corrected Jan 19, 2011

    Me too. All I asked was did anyone care about our troops now?

  • BucksandPackFan Jan 19, 2011

    Thank you for your service - Semper Fi

  • bombayrunner Jan 19, 2011

    RIP brother ... Semper Fi!

  • gep6438 Jan 19, 2011

    RIP Hero...

  • Eduardo1 Jan 19, 2011

    judging by the lack of comments overall, and my 2 comments not being posted, the moderator is really picking and choosing PC comments.

    so I guess this one will not make it either

  • u stand corrected Jan 19, 2011

    Semper Fi Brother. RIP.