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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 7, 2011

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

Sgt. Joseph M. Garrison, 27, of New Bethlehem, Pa., died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Garrison was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • whyalltheproblems Jun 7, 2011

    Rest in peace, Marine. Thoughts and prayers to your family

  • RB aka Spirit Warrior Woman Jun 7, 2011

    Awww...praying for those who loved him.

    Stand tall, valiant warrior, now guarding heaven's streets.

    SEMPER FI!!!

    God bless.


    USMC Sergeant


  • bombayrunner Jun 7, 2011

    RIP my friend ... navy corpsman, 5th marines.

  • 426X3 Jun 7, 2011

    SEMPER FI! God always has room in heaven for a marine.