Camp Lejeune Marine killed in combat, DOD says


CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WNCT) – A Camp Lejeune Marine was killed in combat in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.

Gunnery Sergeant Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos Colorado died Saturday after being engaged by small enemy arms fire while conducting combat operations.

This incident is under investigation.

Koppenhafer was assigned to the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, NC.

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