Local News

Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 28, 2011 8:27 p.m. EDT

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

Cpl. Michael N. Nolen., 22, of Spring Valley, Wis., died while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.