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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted July 19, 2011

A Camp Lejeune Marine died Sunday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson, 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died of wounds sustained July 13 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Thompson was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


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  • bowslinger70 Jul 19, 2011

    Semper-Fi Marine. Your Day is Done. Your Duty is Finished. Thank You !

  • CharmedLife Jul 19, 2011

    Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson, thank you for your service to this country and God Bless you and your family.

  • country4ever Jul 19, 2011

    RIP Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson

  • Xscout577 Jul 19, 2011

    Rest in peace, LCpl. Thompson. God bless you

  • Minxi23 Jul 19, 2011

    RIP young marine. Your service was and will always be much appreciated. Prayers go out to the family and friends of this brave man.