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Marine from Camp Lejeune killed in Afganistan

Posted February 2, 2012

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— A Camp-Lejeune-based Marine died Wednesday while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Thursday. 

Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus, 22, of Greenville, Miss., died Feb. 1 while conducting combat operations in the Helmand province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation. 

Dycus was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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  • biker4133 Feb 2, 2012

    Great sadness today. He was a friend of a friend to my daughter. May God protect all our troops.

  • ArmyWife456 Feb 2, 2012

    Rest in Peace and prayers to the grieving family!!

  • Malaki Feb 2, 2012

    Agree with the other posts. This is not the time for political views.

    Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  • dkdwill Feb 2, 2012

    RIP
    Semper Fi

    this story is not the place nor time for politcal views to be posted. show some respect for the family

  • chodieeas Feb 2, 2012

    RIP Devildog......You are not forgotten!! RAH...

    Semper Fi

  • Mom of a Marine Feb 2, 2012

    Prayers to this marines' family!

  • u stand corrected Feb 2, 2012

    Please get these guys out of this stupid mess as soon as possible.

    It serves no purpose except to be a Bush money hole. Obama listened to the generals on the ground first but thankfully cooler heads are getting the troops home a year sooner...

    Thank God for common sense...
    teleman60>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    ;>>

    Please post political bashing on another story. This should not be the one.

  • teleman60 Feb 2, 2012

    Please get these guys out of this stupid mess as soon as possible.

    It serves no purpose except to be a Bush money hole. Obama listened to the generals on the ground first but thankfully cooler heads are getting the troops home a year sooner...

    Thank God for common sense...

  • u stand corrected Feb 2, 2012

    Rest in peace young Warrior. Semper Fi.