Funeral set for NY Marine killed in Afghanistan - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Funeral set for NY Marine killed in Afghanistan

Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier

Funeral services are set for an upstate New York Marine who was killed in Afghanistan last weekend.

Officials in the Saratoga County city of Mechanicville said that the body of Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier, 26, is scheduled to arrive at Albany International Airport late Monday morning. A procession will escort his body 15 miles north to his hometown, where his funeral will be held Tuesday morning at the American Legion post.

Afterward, Denier will be buried with full military honors at the Gerald Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

The Pentagon said Denier died Sunday after getting hit by enemy fire while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan's Helmand province. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff on Monday, December 10, 2012, in Denier's honor.

"I join with my fellow New Yorkers in mourning the loss of Lance Cpl. Denier," Cuomo said. "I extend my deepest sympathy to his family, friends, and fellow Marines. We will honor his service and sacrifice, and we are grateful for his dedication to our nation."

  • New York State NewsNew York State NewsMore>>

  • NY grand jury to weigh charges for Tony Stewart

    NY grand jury to weigh charges for Tony Stewart

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:43:05 GMT
    A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff's investigators.
    A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a grand jury after reviewing evidence collected by county sheriff's investigators.
  • Boater gets prison for fatal Hudson River crash

    Boater gets prison for fatal Hudson River crash

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:18:53 GMT
    A man who was drunk when he crashed a powerboat into a construction barge, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in jail. The victims' families, who say poor lighting on the barge was the main cause of the collision on the Hudson River, called the sentence "incomplete justice."
    A man who was drunk when he crashed a powerboat into a construction barge, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in jail. The victims' families, who say poor lighting on the barge was the main cause of the collision on the Hudson River, called the sentence "incomplete justice."
  • NY: Wal-Mart levied fake 'sugar tax' on soda

    NY: Wal-Mart levied fake 'sugar tax' on soda

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:53:56 GMT
    New York's attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying stores were charging a nonexistent "sugar tax" on soda.
    New York's attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent "sugar tax" on soda. Investigators say some consumers who complained were falsely told the state has a "sugar tax." They say the markup of more than 16 percent violated state laws.
  • MilitaryMore>>

  • Lawmakers grill Dempsey, Hagel on ISIS fight

    Lawmakers grill Dempsey, Hagel on ISIS fight

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:05:04 GMT
    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress he would recommend deploying U.S. ground troops if airstrikes against ISIS, or ISIL, do not work. General Martin Dempsey also said he is confident the coalition forces will be able to stop the terrorists. He spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee as the threat from ISIS seems to grow by the day.
    The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress he would recommend deploying U.S. ground troops if airstrikes against ISIS, or ISIL, do not work. General Martin Dempsey also said he is confident the coalition forces will be able to stop the terrorists. He spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee as the threat from ISIS seems to grow by the day.
  • Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins and Spc. Donald Sloat

    Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

    Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:21:01 GMT
    Two Vietnam War soldiers -- one still living, one killed in action -- received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers in combat. President Barack Obama praised the soldiers as patriots whose sacrifices had never been fully realized by a nation divided over the legacy of the Vietnam War.
    Two Vietnam War soldiers -- one still living, one killed in action -- received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers in combat. President Barack Obama praised the soldiers as patriots whose sacrifices had never been fully realized by a nation divided over the legacy of the Vietnam War.
  • President Obama to launch airstrikes in Syria

    President Obama to launch airstrikes in Syria

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-09-11 01:27:10 GMT

    In a major reversal, President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants in two volatile Middle East nations authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq. Officials compared the new U.S. mission in Iraq and Syria to the actions in Yemen and Somalia, campaigns that have gone on for years.


    In a major reversal, President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy" Islamic State militants in two volatile Middle East nations authorizing airstrikes inside Syria for the first time as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq. Officials compared the new U.S. mission in Iraq and Syria to the actions in Yemen and Somalia, campaigns that have gone on for years.


Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices