'Everybody Loved' Fallen Marine From Elgin, Wife SaysAs final arrangements were planned for an Elgin Marine killed in Afghanistan, his wife recalled Alex Martinez as a dedicated service member. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Elgin Family Mourns Marine Killed In AfghanistanHe was serving his second tour in Afghanistan, when a U.S. Marine from Elgin was killed in combat this week. Cpl. Alex Martinez died Thursday in the Helmand province of Afghanistan.
Marine From Elgin Killed In AfghanistanA United States Marine from northwest suburban Elgin died in Afghanistan while “conducting combat operations,” according to a release issued Friday by the U.S. Department of Defense.