WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says a Marine from Maryland has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III of Laurel died Friday in Afghanistan's Helmand province. The Pentagon announced the 21-year-old soldier's death Saturday.
Mills was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force out of Camp Lejeune, N.C..
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