Camp Lejeune Marine Dies In Afghanistan


Military officials say a Camp Lejeune Marine has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense reported on Thursday that 27-year-old 1st Lt. Brandon A. Barrett of Marion, Ind., died May 5 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province.

Officials provided no additional details of Barrett's death.

Barrett was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.

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