Nov 6, 2010 10:25 PM by Andy Koen

Marine from Arvada killed in Afghanistan

A Marine from Colorado has been killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense confirmed Saturday that 21 year-old Lance Cpl. Brandon Pearson of Arvada was killed in combat Thursday in them Helmand Province.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment based at Camp Pendleton. Our partners at 9-News in Denver report that pearson was set to end his military service in September.

Also killed in that incident was 22 year-old Lance Cpl. Matthew Broehm of Flagstaff, Arizona.


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