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The Honolulu Advertiser

Updated at 2:39 p.m., Monday, November 27, 2006

Fourth Kane'ohe Marine killed last week in Iraq

Advertiser Staff

The Department of Defense today identified a Kane'ohe Marine killed Saturday in Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West, 20, of Aguanga, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kane'ohe Bay.

At least 15 Hawai'i Marines have been killed in combat in western Iraq since late September.