New York Soldier Killed in Action
ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 11: Members of the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment 'The Old Guard' fold the flag that covered the casket of Staff Sergeant Marc Arizmendez during his funeral August 11, 2010 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Arizmendez was killed July 6 in Qalat, Afghanistan, when his vehicle was bombed. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Thursday, Oct 7, 2010 Updated at 11:23 PM EST
The Department of Defense has announced the death of a 22-year-old Orange County Marine during combat in Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. Scott A. Lynch of Greenwood Lake died Oct. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.