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Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan

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.


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