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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted March 16, 2010 10:14 a.m. EDT

— A Camp Lejeune-based Marine was killed Sunday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Cpl. Jonathan D. Porto, 26, of Largo, Fla., died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Porto was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.