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Marine from California Killed in Afghanistan

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Southern California native and Marine Corps Cpl. Michael J. Palacio was killed in Helmand province, Afghanistan on March 29th, according to the Department of Defense.

Palacio was 23-years-old. He was a native of Lake Elsinore, California.

Palacio was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.