US Marine From New Jersey Killed
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Updated at 3:53 PM EST on Thursday, Oct 21, 2010
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.