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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 24, 2010 1:35 p.m. EDT

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

Sgt. Jason D. Calo, 23, of Lexington, Ky., died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.