Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

POSTED: 7:06 PM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 7:07 PM Dec 24 2013

A Camp Lejeune Marine died Monday in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian, 27, of Abington, Mass., died Monday while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. 

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.