Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan


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Submitted: Sun, 02/16/2014 - 4:29pm
Updated: Sun, 02/16/2014 - 11:39pm
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CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (WWAY) — A Camp Lejeune marine stationed in Afghanistan is dead due to injuries suffered from an IED.

The Heartland Worship Center in Kentucky posted Saturday morning on Facebook that 36-year-old Aaron Torian, husband and father of three, was critically injured by an IED during patrol.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s department later posted on their Facebook page that Torian died.

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Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan


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Submitted: Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:47am
Updated: Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:52am
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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) – A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan.

The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province.

The 22-year-old Marine was assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

The military provided no details of how Hess was killed. The DOD release said his death is under investigation.

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