Camp Lejeune Marine killed in ambush

December 24, 2013 4:20:16 PM PST
A Marine based out of Camp Lejeune has died in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said 27-year-old Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian, of Abington, Mass., died Monday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province. 

Vasselian was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

No official details were released but Vasselian's family told the Associated Presss that he was killed in an ambush.

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