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Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 8, 2011 5:23 p.m. EDT
Updated June 8, 2011 5:35 p.m. EDT

— A Marine based at Camp Lejeune was killed in combat Tuesday, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

Cpl. William J. Woitowicz, 23, of Middlesex, Mass., died while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan's Badghis province.

He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command at Camp Lejeune.