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Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier

Died December 2, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom


26, of Mechanicville, N.Y.; assigned to 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Dec. 2 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, while conducting combat operations.

Funeral set for Marine killed in Afghanistan

The Associated Press

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — Funeral services are set for a Marine from upstate New York who was killed in Afghanistan last weekend.

Officials in the Saratoga County city of Mechanicville told local media that the body of Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier is scheduled to arrive at Albany International Airport late Monday morning. A procession will escort his body 15 miles north to his hometown, where his funeral will be held Tuesday morning at the American Legion post.

Afterward, the 26-year-old Denier will be buried with full military honors at the Gerald Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

The Pentagon said Denier died Sunday after getting hit by enemy fire while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Lejeune, N.C.


Procession set for Marine killed in Afghanistan

By The Associated Press

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — The body of a Marine from upstate New York killed in Afghanistan will be escorted to his hometown by a procession of police cars, fire trucks and motorcycles.

Officials in Mechanicville north of Albany told local media that the body of 26-year-old Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier is scheduled to arrive at Albany International Airport late Monday morning. A procession will escort his body 15 miles to his hometown, where his funeral will be held Tuesday morning.

Denier will be buried with full military honors at the Gerald Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

The Pentagon said Denier died Dec. 2 after getting hit by enemy fire while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

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