The Afghan War: Oklahoman Remembered

Cashion, OK – Fallen Marine buried in Cashion

CASHION, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma Marine who was killed in Afghanistan has been laid to rest.

Lance Cpl. Jonathan Stroud was buried in his hometown of Cashion Saturday.

Stroud, 20, joined the Marine Corps in 2008 and deployed to Afghanistan earlier this year. He was killed during a gun battle in Afghanistan on July 30.

Friends say Stroud and his wife, Lacie, married last year, and the couple were expecting their first child.

Located about 20 miles north of Oklahoma City, Cashion has a population of about 635.