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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted March 7, 2011 10:32 a.m. EST

— A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed Friday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Monday.

Cpl. Jordan R. Stanton, 20, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Stanton was assigned to the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.