The Department of Defense says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.
No details were released about how 23-year-old Cpl. Kyle Schneider was killed Thursday in Helmand province.
Schneider was from Phoenix, New York, located about 15 miles north of Syracuse. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune.
He joined the Marine Corps in March 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in January.