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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted December 4, 2012

— A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed over the weekend in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier, 26, of Mechanicville, N.Y., died in combat Sunday in Helmand province.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.

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  • cjimmyray414 Dec 4, 6:22 p.m.

    THANKS TO THE FAMILY FOR WHAT YOUR SON DID FOR ALL OF THE AMERICAN'S,I PRAY FOR GOD TO SEND THE COMFORTER DOWN TO HELP ALL OF THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS.GOD BLESS ALL/CAROLYN

  • jmboykin Dec 4, 4:12 p.m.

    God Speed Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier. Thank you for your unselfish service to our great country. Thank you for your sacrifice while fighting to preserve our freedoms that so many take for granted.
    Thoughts and Prayers going out to the family and friends of Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier – May you find comfort and peace during this most trying time. I pray that God’s healing hand will touch you and comfort you as only God can do!