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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 28, 2011 1:52 p.m. EDT

— A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.

Cpl. Adam D. Jones, 29, of Germantown, Ohio, died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, officials said.

Jones was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.