An active-duty Marine died during a training exercise on April 9, in Okinawa, Japan.
Lance Cpl. Jacky Ray Koenig enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2015 and was stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA. He was 20-years-old and deployed to Camp Butler in Okinawa.
Originally from Bakersfield, California, the Marine grew up in North Vernon, Indiana, where he participated in track, cross country, and wrestling.
The Governor of Indiana is asking local businesses and residents to honor Koenig with the lowering of flags to “recognize Koenig’s courageous service and devotion to duty.”
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