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Onslow Co. Marine killed in Afghanistan

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CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WWAY) -- An Onslow County Marine has died in Afghanistan.

The US Marine Corp says Cpl. Daniel L. Linnabary II, 23, of Hubert, died Monday of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.

Linnabary was an M1A1 tank crewman assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, based at Camp Lejeune. He joined the Marine Corps in May 2009 and was promoted to his current rank in October 2011.

His awards include the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and National Defense Service Medal.

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I had the honor to shake the

I had the honor to shake the hand of each Marine of his unit as they boarded the bus on way to Afganistan. My deepest sympathy goes out to his family. He will not be forgotten, he has given his life to protect this great country. Let us all honor him.

Thank you

Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice.

War is Hell....

May God Bless Him and Keep Him and Make his face shine upon Him.