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Visalia Marine killed in Afghanistan

A Visalia man was killed Tuesday during combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced today.

Lance Cpl. Jared C. Verbeek, 22, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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