Camp Pendleton Marine Died in Afghanistan

A 22-year-old Marine died Sunday while serving in Afghanistan

By Sarah Grieco
|  Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011  |  Updated 11:48 AM PDT
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Camp Pendleton Marine Died in Afghanistan

NBCDFW.com

Lance Corporal Norberto Hernandez was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan.

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A Marine from Camp Pendleton died in while serving in Afghanistan on Sunday.

The Department of Defense announced Lance Corporal Norberto Hernandez was killed in action while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to the 5th Marine regiment at Camp Pendleton.

The Marine was 22 years old from Logan, Utah.

Copyright Associated Press / NBC San Diego

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