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.

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