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Local Marine killed in action in Afghanistan

Posted: Jun 27, 2011 11:14 AM CDT Updated: Jun 30, 2011 6:57 AM CDT

MARION, SC (WMBF) – A family in Marion is mourning the loss of a 29-year-old Marine after he was killed during combat in Afghanistan Sunday.

To continue reading about Fallen Hero, Gunnery Sgt. Ralph E. Pate Jr, of the 8th ESB: