Marine lance corporal killed in Afghanistan

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Submitted: Tue, 06/26/2012 - 2:12am
Updated: Tue, 06/26/2012 - 12:59pm

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

The Department of Defense announced Monday that 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan of Norman, Ind., died June 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province.

Hogan was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.

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