Funeral Held for N.H. Marine Killed in Afghanistan

for 22marine by evan Allen -- Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant (19-year-old Marine from Greenfield, N.H) who was killed in Afghanistan on June 20, 2014. (CREDIT: Garabrant Family)
Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant, 19, of Greenfield, N.H.
Garabrant Family

A funeral was held today for Lance Corporal Brandon Garabrant, a New Hampshire native who was killed earlier this month in Afghanistan, WCVB reports.

The funeral took place Saturday morning at ConVal High School in Peterborough, where Garabrant graduated last year.

Burial was to follow in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.

Garabrant, 19, was one of three Marines killed on June 20 while fighting in Afghanistan in what the military described as a “hostile incident” in Helmand province, according to the Associated Press.

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Garabrant was deployed to Afghanistan in March. He joined the Marine Corps in March 2013.