Camp Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan

A Camp Lejeune Marine from western Wisconsin has been killed in Afghanistan.

The U.S. Department of Defense says 22-year-old Cpl. Michael Nolen of Spring Valley died Monday while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.

Nolen was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division stationed at Camp Lejeune.

No other details were immediately released.


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  • by Professor Location: Eastern NC on Jun 29, 2011 at 07:16 AM
    At ease soldier, may you rest in the arms of GOD, your service, sacrifice and dedication to country will not be forgotten.
  • by Beth on Jun 28, 2011 at 10:21 PM
    Thank you seems so shallow regarding the death of Cpl. Nolen. My prayers are with his family and friends. My Dad was a 22 year old Marine who died on Okinawa April 4, 1945 when I was 3 months old. Your pride of your son will never go away nor your love for him God bless.
  • by Retired Enlisted Marine on Jun 28, 2011 at 07:11 PM
    Semper Fidelis Cpl. Thank you for your leadership and most of all thank you for your service to our county and the Marine Corps. My prayers to you your family and our brothers and sisters still serving.
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