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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted March 7, 2011

— A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed Friday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Monday.

Cpl. Jordan R. Stanton, 20, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Stanton was assigned to the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • dontgetmestarted Mar 8, 2011

    RIP soldier. I greatly respect you for your service and give you honor for your sacrifice. God be with you and your loved ones.

  • gep6438 Mar 7, 2011

    RIP Hero....

  • MitziGaynor Mar 7, 2011

    Rest In Peace dear soldier. God be with you.

  • CharmedLife Mar 7, 2011

    Thank you, sir, for your service.

  • 426X3 Mar 7, 2011

    Semper Fi! God always has room in heaven for a Marine.

  • sssh.. whisper Mar 7, 2011

    Thank you soldier for your kind acts of bravery and heroism. You are a true HERO. Sending prayers to your family.
    RIP Soldier.