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Lejeune Marine, Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted October 1, 2010

— A Fort Bragg soldier died Wednesday and a Camp Lejeune Marine died Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Friday.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Calvin B. Harrison, 31, of San Antonio, Texas, was killed in Uruzgan province after insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire, officials said.

Harrison was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne).

Marine Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Jackson, 22, of Corbin, Ky., was killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Jackson was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • gep6438 Oct 1, 2010

    RIP Hero...

  • Adelinthe Oct 1, 2010

    Awww, praying for those who loved him.

    Well done, valiant warrior, well done!

    SEMPER FI!!!

    God bless.


    USMC Sergeant


  • DAG Oct 1, 2010

    God Bless and rest in peace Hero.