12 Apr 2012

21-year-old US Marine from CNMI killed in Afghanistan

2:19 pm on 12 April 2012

A 21-year-old United States Marine from the Northern Marianas was killed while on combat patrol in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

Lance Corporal Ramon Taisacan Kaipat, from Garapan, died as a result of multiple injuries received from an improvised explosive device in Helmand Province.

Mr Kaipat is the 15th CNMI soldier to be killed in Afghanistan.