US Marine From New Jersey Killed

Thursday, Oct 21, 2010  |  Updated 3:53 PM EDT
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US Marine From New Jersey Killed

ASSOCIATED PRESS

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A marine from New Jersey has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.

The US Department of Defense says 24-year-old Francisco Jackson was killed yesterday in Helmand province.

Defense officials say he was supporting combat operations.

Jackson is from Elizabeth, and was based at camp Pendleton, California.

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