Lejeune Marine Killed In Afghanistan Combat

The Department of Defense says a Marine based at Camp Lejeune has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.

No details were released about how 23-year-old Cpl. Kyle Schneider was killed Thursday in Helmand province.

Schneider was from Phoenix, New York, located about 15 miles north of Syracuse. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment at Camp Lejeune.

He joined the Marine Corps in March 2008 and was deployed to Afghanistan in January.


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  • by Dave Location: Grimesland on Jul 1, 2011 at 05:42 PM
    Rest at ease brother
  • by David Location: Baldwinsville on Jul 1, 2011 at 04:53 PM
    He was originally from Phoenix and then later moved to Bville. Semper Fi Marine
  • by Nicole Location: Camp Lejeune on Jul 1, 2011 at 04:21 PM
    Phoenix? You mean Baldwinsville? He graduated c/o 2006. Semper Fi Marine.
  • by Retired Enlisted Marine on Jul 1, 2011 at 03:08 PM
    Semper Fidelis Cpl. Thank You for your service to our country. My prayers to you your family and our brothers and sisters still serving.
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