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Camp Pendleton Marine killed in Afghanistan

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PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — The military says a 27-year-old Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton has been killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced that Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, of Maplewood, Minn., died Thursday from wounds sustained while fighting in Helmand province.

Frokjer was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, based at Camp Pendleton.

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