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Marine from northern Va. killed in Afghanistan

Monday - 8/13/2012, 4:25pm  ET

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says a marine from northern Virginia has been killed in Afghanistan.

Thirty-one-year-old Gunnery Sgt. Ryan Jeschke of Herndon, Va., died Friday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Jeschke was assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif.


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