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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted March 21, 2011

— A Marine based at Camp Lejeune was killed in combat Sunday in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

Staff Sgt. James M. Malachowski, 25, of Westminster, Md., was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune. He was killed in Helmand province, defense officials said in a news release.


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  • u stand corrected Mar 22, 2011


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  • Stand-In-The-Door Mar 21, 2011

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

  • gep6438 Mar 21, 2011

    RIP Hero....

  • tarheel_2014 Mar 21, 2011

    My brother just came back from Afghanistan safely. I feel sorry for this family.

  • callmegorgeous Mar 21, 2011

    My prayers go out to the Family!!! Sorry for there Lost!!