Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Iraq

A 20-year-old Marine who was based at Camp Lejeune is one of the latest Iraq casualties.

Corporal Derek Dixon of Riverside, Ohio, died Tuesday while
conducting combat operations in Anbar Province.

Dixon was assigned to Company A, 2nd Assault Amphibian
Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at
Camp Lejeune.

Dixon joined the Marines in July 2004 and was promoted to
corporal a few months ago.