Marine Sergeant From Texas Killed In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2014) U.S. Marine Sgt. Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, of New Braunfels, has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the military said Thursday.

Spitzer died Wednesday during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based in Twentynine Palms, California.