Marine from Twentynine Palms killed in Afghanistan
A Marine from the base at Twentynine Palms has been killed in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced today.
A rifleman, he was assigned to the Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Stanley enlisted in the Marine Corps in October 2006 and had served a deployment in Iraq. His unit had only recently arrived in Helmand province, a Taliban stronghold.
—Tony Perry in San Diego