Area Marine dies supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

Lance Cpl. Raymon L. A. Johnson
Lance Cpl. Raymon L. A. Johnson

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MIDLAND, GA  (WTVM) – A local Marine has died supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Twenty-two-year-old Lance Cpl. Raymon L. A. Johnson, of Midland, GA., died Wednesday (Oct. 13) while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Lance Cpl. Johnson was  assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

We are told he was a 2006 graduate of Shaw High School in Columbus, GA.

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