Vancouver, Wash., Marine killed in Afghanistan

  • Wed Dec 8th, 2010 10:09pm
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Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A Marine from Vancouver, Wash., has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department said Wednesday that 31-year-old Sgt. Jason D. Peto died Dec. 7 from wounds received Nov. 24 in combat in Helmand province.

Peto was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.