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Lejeune Marine killed in Helmand province

Posted November 23, 2009

A Marine assigned to Camp Lejeune died in Helmand province in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Hand, 20, of Kansas City, Mo., was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.


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  • carolinamom5 Nov 23, 2009

    Thank you, Lance Cpl. Hand, for your sacrifice. May you rest in peace. My prayers are with the family today, and with all of our brave soldiers who are fighting for our freedom.