Originally posted on CBS Denver:
DENVER (AP) – The Defense Department says Marine Cpl. David M. Sonka of Parker was killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.
The military said Monday the 23-year-old Coloradan died Saturday in Farah Province along with 39-year-old Marine Staff Sgt. Eric D. Christian of Warwick, N.Y.
Both were assigned to the 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion at Camp Lejeune, N.C.