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Minnesota Marine Killed in Afghanistan

By KBJR News 1

Minnesota Marine Killed in Afghanistan

June 14, 2012 Updated Nov 25, 2013 at 4:20 AM CDT

Minneapolis, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Friends and family are mourning the death of a Minnesota Marine who was killed in action while on tour in Afghanistan.

According to the Department of Defense, Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, 21, of Andover, MN died while carrying out combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 13th.

Baune was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

According to our partners at Kare 11, Baune and his wife Colleen got married in Las Vegas in March, shortly before he shipped out to Afghanistan. The couple was living in San Diego where Baune's unit was based.

Baune was a 2009 graduate of Andover High School.

Details of Baune's death have not been released by the Department of Defense.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns


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