Lexington Marine killed in Afghanistan combat

Associated Press - August 24, 2010 1:54 PM ET

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A U.S. Marine from Lexington has died in combat in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said Tuesday that 23-year-old Sgt. Jason D. Calo was killed Aug. 22 during fighting in Helmand Province.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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