Elizabeth Marine Killed In Afghanistan

ELIZABETH — A 24-year-old Marine from Elizabeth serving in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom was killed this week, the Department of Defense announced yesterday.

Lance Cpl. Francisco R. Jackson died Oct. 19 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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