It is with deepest regrets that one Marine that was featured on OMV, Lance Corporal Koprince, was killed in Iraq On Dec 27th. His story can be read at the link at the bottom of this post. Many of his friends, family and other people who know him, tread this blog. Please do not hesitate to leave them your comments. You are not forgotten warrior. Semper Fidelis and God Bless you and your family.
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Cpl. Joshua M. Schmitz, 21, of Spencer, Wis.
Lance Cpl. William C. Koprince Jr., 24, of Lenoir City, Tenn.
Schmitz died December 26 and Koprince on December 27 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Both Marines were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.