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Camp Lejeune-based Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 1, 2010 4:25 p.m. EDT
Updated June 2, 2010 11:39 a.m. EDT

— The Pentagon says a 20-year-old Marine from Macomb, Mich., has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.

He's identified as Lance Cpl. Anthony A. Dilisio of Macomb Township. The Defense Department says he died Sunday while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

Dilisio was a mortarman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, IIMarine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune. He joined the Marines in August 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan last December.