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Two Lejeune Marines killed in Afghanistan

Two Camp Lejeune Marines were killed on Saturday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

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Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Christian, killed in Afghanistan
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Two Camp Lejeune Marines were killed on Saturday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Staff Sgt. Eric D. Christian, 39, of Warwick, N.Y., and Cpl. David M. Sonka, 23, of Parker, Colo., died in fighting in Farah province, officials said.

Both men were assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion.

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