NC Marine killed in Afghanistan

May 8, 2010 8:20:23 AM PDT
The Department of Defense announced Saturday the death of a Marine who was stationed in North Carolina.Lance Cpl. Richard R. Penny, 21, of Fayetteville, Ark., died May 6 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Officials have not released any other details about how he died.

Penny was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

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