Laramie, Wy – A Wyoming Marine Died Last Week In Iraq.
Lance Cpl. Kyle W. Burns, 20, died Thursday in al-Anbar province, which includes the city of Fallujah, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Saturday.
Burns, the 10th soldier or Marine with Wyoming ties to die since 2001, was among four Marines based in Camp Pendleton, Calif., who died recently.
Burns was assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, which is part of the 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force.
The Marine Corps did not give any further details about his death. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Thursday.