2nd Camp Lejeune Marine Dies In Afghan Fighting

The Pentagon says another Camp Lejeune Marine has died in fighting in Afghanistan.

Corporal Johnathan Taylor was killed Tuesday during combat operations in Helmand province. The 23-year-old from Homosassa, Florida was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines.

Taylor is the second Marine from Camp Lejeune killed within the past week. On Tuesday the Marines announced that Lance Corporal Andrew Carpenter died Saturday after being injured earlier in fighting.


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