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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 24, 2010

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

Sgt. Jason D. Calo, 23, of Lexington, Ky., died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • between_the_lines Aug 24, 2010

    thank you...prayers for the family of this man

  • Valkyrie Aug 24, 2010

    My sincerest condolences to Sgt. Calo's family and friends.


  • Ms.Manda Aug 24, 2010

    RIP brave soldier. You're coming home a true hero and we're so thankful for your sacrifice ♥

  • just my2cents Aug 24, 2010

    Rest in Peace our faithful hero. Prayers are with the family.