Marine from Tacoma WA killed in Afghanistan
Thursday, April 12, 2012
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- The Defense Department says a Camp Pendleton Marine from Tacoma, Wash., has been killed in Afghanistan.
The department says 22-year-old Lance Cpl. Ramon T. Kaipat died Wednesday in combat.
He was assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.