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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  • by Ivonne Location: New York on Jan 10, 2009 at 02:16 PM
    Thanking everyone for their condolences. My brother in law is resting now. Land of the Free because of the BRAVE.....
  • by VBush Location: MHCY on Jan 5, 2009 at 09:50 PM
    Your Nation is grateful Marine. Semper Fi.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 5, 2009 at 06:09 PM
    May god be with this Marines family during this tragic time..
  • by Nancy on Jan 5, 2009 at 05:30 PM
    Condolences to his family, and we thank you for his ultimate sacrifice.

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