Wilder Marine Killed in Afghanistan

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An Wilder man became Idaho's 61st casualty of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq on Sunday, while conducting combat operations, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. A fellow Marine was also killed in the incident.

Lance Cpl. Kenneth Cochran, 20, was a member of the 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group. He was a 2010 graduate of Parma High School.

Details of the incident haven't been released yet by the Department of Defense.

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