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2 NC-based Marines killed in Iraq

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CAMP LEJEUNE (AP) -- The military says two Marines from Camp Lejeune have died of wounds they suffered during combat in Iraq's Anbar province. The Department of Defense said Friday that 19-year-old Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter of Sag Harbor, N.Y., and 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan T. Yale of Burkeville, Va., died Tuesday. Haerter was a member of the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment of the 2nd Marine Division. Yale was a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment of the 2nd Marine Division. The division is an element of the II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune. (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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