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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted May 24, 2010

— A Marine based at Camp Lejeune died last week in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Lance Cpl. Philip P. Clark, 19, of Gainesville, Fla., died May 18 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Clark was a rifleman assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. He joined the Marines in June 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in December.

He is survived by his wife.


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  • mcorson2 May 24, 2010

    Bluetarheel21 -- Well said!!!I Agree, Praying for the family

  • bluetarheel21 May 24, 2010

    I just want to say thank to Lance Cpl. Philip P. Clark and to his family for making the ultimate sacrifice so that my family and I can stay safe!!

    And once again if you cant stand behind our troops feel free to GET IN FRONT OF THEM!!

  • Adelinthe May 24, 2010

    Awww, praying for his loved ones and comrades.


    God bless.