Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer honored in Cortez as ‘Marine’s Marine’

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Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer honored in Cortez as ‘Marine’s Marine’

Hundreds of residents, fellow Marines pay respects to Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer
More than 400 people attended a memorial service Monday for Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, of Mancos, at the Cortez Elks Lodge. Koppenhafer died Aug. 10 in Iraq after suffering fatal wounds while supporting Iraqi Security Forces. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Taps was played as part of the military honors during the memorial service for U.S. Marine Scott A. Koppenhafer, of Mancos.
A rifle salute known as the three volleys was conducted in honor of Scott A. Koppenhafer, a Marine from Mancos who was killed while serving in Iraq.
Marine Scott Koppenhafer, of Mancos, died this month while serving in the military in Iraq. A memorial service with military honors was held Monday morning at the Cortez Elks club.
Prayers and remembrances were presented at the funeral of Scott A. Koppenhafer, a U.S. Marine from Mancos, who was killed while serving in Iraq.
Military honors were part of a Memorial Service for U.S. Marine Scott A. Koppenhafer, of Mancos. He was killed while serving in Iraq.
Soldiers with the Marine Corps’ Special Operations Command attended the memorial service of fellow soldier Scott A. Koppenhafer at the Cortez Elk’s Lodge.

Gunnery Sgt. Scott Koppenhafer honored in Cortez as ‘Marine’s Marine’

More than 400 people attended a memorial service Monday for Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, of Mancos, at the Cortez Elks Lodge. Koppenhafer died Aug. 10 in Iraq after suffering fatal wounds while supporting Iraqi Security Forces. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Taps was played as part of the military honors during the memorial service for U.S. Marine Scott A. Koppenhafer, of Mancos.
A rifle salute known as the three volleys was conducted in honor of Scott A. Koppenhafer, a Marine from Mancos who was killed while serving in Iraq.
Marine Scott Koppenhafer, of Mancos, died this month while serving in the military in Iraq. A memorial service with military honors was held Monday morning at the Cortez Elks club.
Prayers and remembrances were presented at the funeral of Scott A. Koppenhafer, a U.S. Marine from Mancos, who was killed while serving in Iraq.
Military honors were part of a Memorial Service for U.S. Marine Scott A. Koppenhafer, of Mancos. He was killed while serving in Iraq.
Soldiers with the Marine Corps’ Special Operations Command attended the memorial service of fellow soldier Scott A. Koppenhafer at the Cortez Elk’s Lodge.
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