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Camp Pendleton Special Operations Sgt. Charles Cartwright was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, the Defense Department said Tuesday.
Details surrounding his death were not immediately available. The only information was that he was involved in "combat operations" when he was killed.
Cartwright joined the Marine Corps one day before the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and was trained as a reconnaissance man, the paper reported.
He had two previous combat assignments in Iraq.
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