MARINE CORPS AIR STATION NEW RIVER, N.C. (AP) — Military
officials say a Marine staff sergeant based in North Carolina has
been killed in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense announced Friday that 29-year-old
Staff Sgt. Thomas J. Dodds Dudley of Tega Cay, S.C., died July 7
while conducting combat operations in Helmand province.
Dudley was assigned to Marine Air Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing,
II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station New River
in, Jacksonville, N.C.
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