North Texas Marine Killed In Action

WASHINGTON (AP) - A 26-year-old North Texas Marine Corps reservist has been killed in action in Afghanistan.

A Defense Department statement issued Thursday says Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Smith of Arlington died Wednesday in combat in Helmand province of southern Afghanistan. The Marine Corps released no
other information on his death.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve based in Houston