NC-based Marine dies of wounds in Afghanistan

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Submitted: Fri, 04/06/2012 - 12:27am
Updated: Fri, 04/06/2012 - 12:54pm

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (AP) — Military officials say a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Thursday that 21-year-old Cpl. Christopher D. Bordoni of Ithaca, NY, died April 3 of wounds sustained on Jan. 18 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province.

Bordoni was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

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2015 years 8 months ago

Sending my prayers to his family. Thank for his service to this country.