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Marine dies after physical training in Camp Lejeune

Posted May 2, 2012

— A Camp Lejeune-based Marine died Monday afternoon following personal training. The cause of his death is still under investigation.

Staff Sgt. Carlous Perry, 30, of Clay, Miss., was assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune. He joined the Marine Corps in 2000 and was promoted to his current rank in 2008.

In 2007, Perry was deployed with Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has been awarded with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal.


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  • bombayrunner May 2, 2012

    awe, thats so sad. RIP Marine.

  • muggs May 2, 2012

    You will be greeted by many and will welcome those of us that follow,condolences to your family,and rest well, your job is done,Semper Fi.

  • gep6438 May 2, 2012

    RIP Hero...

  • ipowahine05 May 2, 2012

    Semper Fi Marine. Prayers for the family and friends.

  • Tarheel Bred May 2, 2012

    Semper Fi Marine.

  • bigtini1 May 2, 2012

    R.I.P., Semper Fi!!!

  • writetanisha May 2, 2012

    So sad....R.I.P...

  • Scubagirl May 2, 2012

    so sad. RIP Marine, condolences to those who loved him.

  • Comfortably Numb May 2, 2012

    Rest in peace Warrior. Semper Fi.

  • NAVY MOM May 2, 2012

    SEMPER FI - prayers be with the family