Marine from northern Va. killed in Afghanistan
posted Aug 13 2012 4:45PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says a marine from northern Virginia has been killed in Afghanistan.
Thirty-one-year-old Gunnery Sgt. Ryan Jeschke of Herndon died Friday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Jeschke was assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Calif.