Calif. SWAT officer, young marine killed in Afghanistan

A high-ranking SWAT officer, along with another marine who had aspirations to be an officer, died in the blast


Orange County Register

YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Two Yorba Linda men, 19 and 45, die in explosion while on patrol in Afghanistan.

One of the Marines was a 19-year-old who could barely wait to graduate from Esperanza High School to join the military and eventually become a police officer - just like his father.

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