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DoD: Camp Lejeune Marine killed in Afghanistan

Published On: Jun 19 2013 06:31:20 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 19 2013 08:54:23 AM CDT
LCpl. Jared W. Brown
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -

A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced.

LCpl. Jared W. Brown, 20, of Youngstown, Fla., died on June 16 in the Helmand province, military officials said. No details have been released on how he was killed. According to the DoD, the death is under investigation.

Brown was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune.