Two Marines killed in Afghanistan
CAMP LEJEUNE (WTVD) -- The Marine Corps said Friday that two Camp Lejeune based Marines died Wednesday fighting in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Sgt. Joshua D. Desforges, 23, of Ludlow, Mass was a squad leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7, I Marine Expeditionary Force Forward. He joined the Marine Corps in September 2004.
Sgt. Donald J. Lamar II, 23, of Fredericksburg, Va. was a scout sniper team leader assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 2, I Marine Expeditionary Force Forward. He joined the Marine Corps in January 2006.
He is survived by his wife.
Details of the men's deaths were not released.
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