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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Iraq

Posted June 7, 2009 7:34 a.m. EDT
Updated June 7, 2009 3:59 p.m. EDT

— A 22-year-old lance corporal based at Camp Lejeune died Friday as the result of a non-hostile action Iraq's Anbar Province, the military announced Saturday.

Lance Cpl. Robert D. Ulmer was assigned to the Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, II Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Ulmer was from Landisville, Pa.

The circumstances surrounding Ulmer's death were under investigation, the military said.