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Pendleton Marine killed in Afghanistan

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CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - A 22-year-old Camp Pendleton-based Marine was killed in combat this week in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.

Cpl. Keaton G. Coffey of Boring, Ore., died Thursday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

Coffey was assigned to 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, 1st Marine Headquarters Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton.

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