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Pentagon identifies 4x deployed Marine Raider killed in combat in Iraq

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Pentagon identifies 4x deployed Marine Raider killed in combat in Iraq
The Department of Defense on Sunday night identified a Marine who was killed while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, died Saturday after being engaged by enemy small-arms fire while accompanying Iraqi security forces on an operation in Ninewah province, Iraq, according to a Department of Defense press release on Sunday. Major Kristin Tortorici, a spokeswoman for the United States Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC), said in a command release that Sgt. Koppenhafer was assigned to the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. "Our most sincere...
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