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Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

Posted February 24, 2011 7:56 p.m. EST

Cpl. Johnathan W. Taylor, 23, a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force out of Camp Lejeune, died Tuesday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

Taylor of Homosassa, Fla., died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province.