Governor Polis orders flags half-staffed across Colorado on Monday to honor fallen Marine from Mancos

Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer Credit: Defense Visual Information Distributin Service
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NINEWAH PROVINCE, Iraq (KKCO/KJCT)-- Last Thursday Colorado Governor Jared Polis ordered that flags be flown half-staff on Monday to honor Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, a Marine from Mancos who gave the ultimate sacrifice to his country after being killed by enemy combatants in Iraq.

Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, of Mancos, Colorado was killed in action on August 10, 2019, while suffering fatal wounds while supporting Iraqi Security Forces in Operation Inherent Resolve.



 
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