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Camp Lejeune sailor killed in combat

Posted September 6, 2009 11:09 p.m. EDT

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a sailor assigned to Camp Lejeune.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin P. Castiglione, 21, of Howell, Mich., died on Wednesday while supporting combat operations in the Hemland province of Afghanistan.

He was assigned to Company D, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade at Camp Lejeune.