Camp Lejeune Marine From Calif. Dies In Afghanistan

Military officials say a 20-year-old Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died in combat in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department says Cpl. Jordan Stanton of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., died Thursday during combat in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

Stanton was a member of the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune.


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  • by eric here on Mar 9, 2011 at 07:49 AM
    Rest in peace brother and Donna s Herbert Hoover once said "Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die." it is a sad fact of life.
  • by Bruce the Shark Location: Greenville on Mar 7, 2011 at 06:47 PM
    Semper fidilis, diabolus canis
  • by Dave Location: Grimesland on Mar 7, 2011 at 06:41 PM
    Be at Peace brother...Rest easy
  • by Ashes Location: San Diego on Mar 7, 2011 at 06:13 PM
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and every family that suffers. Too all our military and civilians that risk their lives for our freedom and safety every day THANK YOU!!!
  • by Donna S Location: Camp Lejeune on Mar 7, 2011 at 05:49 PM
    I am so sorry fr the family's loss..my prayers and thoughts are with you ... Family's parent's etc... please talk to these young kids about joining the corp..please......they are just too young.......so sad..
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