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Marine from Twentynine Palms killed in combat in Afghanistan

Marines A Marine from the base at Twentynine Palms has been killed in combat in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.

Lance Cpl. Christopher Camero, 19, of Kailua Kona, Hawaii, died Friday of wounds suffered during combat July 6. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment at Twentynine Palms.

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Click to learn more about the more than 600 Californians who have died in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Readers are invited to share memories about Lance Cpl. Christopher Camero on the California's War Dead database which chronicles the lives of more than 600 Californians who have died while supporting the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

 
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