Military officials say a Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune has been killed in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense reported Monday that 21-year-old Lance
Cpl. Alberto Francesconi of Bronx, N.Y., died Jan. 1 while
supporting combat operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan.
Francesconi was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,
2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.