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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted May 30, 2012

— A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed last week in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

Lance Cpl. Steven G. Sutton, 24, of Leesburg, Ga., died May 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Sutton was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • nonPC May 31, 2012

    Lance Cpl. Steven G. Sutton, Rest in Peace. May god watch over you and your family.

  • Plum Tuckered May 30, 2012

    Sincere thanks and gratitude to S.G. Sutton for his supreme sacrifice, and wishing peace and understanding to his family and friends.

    I hope that all users of this website will click and read such articles as these so as to be aware of the sacrifices of these soldiers and their families, and so that wral knows that we want this news published, terrible though it is to see!

  • Comfortably Numb May 30, 2012

    Semper Fi young Warrior.