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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted May 31, 2011 4:38 p.m. EDT
Updated May 31, 2011 5:49 p.m. EDT

— A Marine based at Camp Lejeune was killed in combat Saturday in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

Lance Cpl. Peter J. Clore, 23, of New Philadelphia, Ohio, was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune. He was killed in Helmand province, defense officials said in a news release.