USA—Marine Special Operator Identified As Most Recent Casualty In Iraq

U.S. Department Of Defense | 08/13/2019

The Dept. of Defense has revealed the identity of a Marine Raider killed in Iraq. Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer died on Aug. 10 after receiving small arms fire during a planned operation with an Iraqi unit in Ninewah province, reported the Marine Corps Times.  Koppenhafer was deployed to Iraq with the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Special Operations Command, at the time of his death. Koppenhafer enlisted in 2005 and spent the past 10 years as a Marine Raider. He deployed...
 

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