Marine Sergeant From Wilson Killed In Afghanistan

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) -- Military officials say a Marine Corps sergeant from Wilson has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that 32-year-old Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr. died Aug. 1 during combat operations in Helmand province.

Lucas was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by J on Aug 3, 2011 at 09:34 AM
    God Bless you and your family.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 3, 2011 at 08:27 AM
    RIP Marine, Semper Fi. God bless the family...thank you.
  • by PEGGY Location: WILSON on Aug 3, 2011 at 05:54 AM
    GOD BLESS HIM AND ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN IN THE MILITARY. THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE THAN TO GIVE YOUR LIFE FOR ANOTHER. I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. YOU BOTH GAVE THE ULTIMATE GIFT. YOURSELVES.
  • by Matt Location: Morehead City on Aug 3, 2011 at 04:18 AM
    God bless him for his service to his country. God be with his family, for he has paid the ultimate price.
WITN

275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 126641553 - witn.com/a?a=126641553
Gray Television, Inc.