Flags are flying at half-staff across Colorado in honor of a Parker Marine killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.
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.