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Cherry Point Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 24, 2010 5:52 p.m. EDT

— A Marine based at the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.

Cpl. Joshua R. Dumaw, 23, of Spokane Valley, Wash., died while supporting combat operations in Nimruz province, officials said.

Dumaw was assigned to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force.