Navy Officer Killed in Afghanistan

(KHNL) - A navy officer assigned to the Marine Corps Base Hawaii was killed in Afghanistan.

Officials say 31-year-old Petty Officer Third Class Mark R. Cannon of Lubbock, Texas died October 2 while conducting combat operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

Cannon was a hospital corpsman assigned to 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.