Marine from Twentynine Palms battalion killed in Afghanistan
A Marine from Twentynine Palms has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Monday.
Cpl. Paul W. Zanowick II, 23, of Miamisburg, Ohio, was killed Friday in Helmand province, long a Taliban stronghold. Zanowick, an anti-tank missileman, was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment from Twentynine Palms.
Zanowick enlisted in January 2008. This was his second war-zone deployment.
-- Tony Perry in San Diego