US Marine From New Jersey Killed
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.
Published at 11:29 PM EDT on Oct 20, 2010 | Updated at 3:53 PM EDT on Oct 21, 2010