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Three Marines die in Afghanistan, one from Va.

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Posted at 11:30 PM, Aug 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-13 23:30:21-04

Three Marines were killed serving our country in Afghanistan.

One was from Northern Virginia.

The men died Friday during combat in the Helmand Province.

Their names are Capt. Matthew P. Manoukian, 29, of Los Altos Hills, Calif., Gunnery Sgt. Ryan Jeschke, 31, of Herndon, Va., and Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote, 27, of El Dorado, Calif.

The U.S. Military is still investigating.