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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted March 16, 2010

— A Camp Lejeune-based Marine was killed Sunday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Cpl. Jonathan D. Porto, 26, of Largo, Fla., died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Porto was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • garnertoy Mar 16, 2010

    Thank you and peace to your family and friends

  • shellrocks2000 Mar 16, 2010

    Semper Fi!

  • sssh.. whisper Mar 16, 2010

    Thank you Soldier for your courage and bravery. Thank you for being the hero that you were by protecting our country and it's people. RIP. May you watch from above. Prayers to your family.