Cpl. David Sonka, 23, died earlier this month in the Farah Province in Afghanistan. He was a member of a Marine Corps Special Operations Battalion based at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The Defense Department says Marine Cpl. David M. Sonka of Parker was killed during combat operations in Afghanistan. Sonka is the second Colorado serviceman killed in two days.
The Colorado Patriot Guard helped pay tribute to a Marine killed in Afghanistan.