Marine Sergeant Frank Zaehringer III

Died: October 11, 2010
Age: 23
From: Reno, NV
Combat Zone: Afghanistan

Marine Sergeant Frank Zaehringer III, born and raised in Reno, was killed in action October 11, 2010, while on patrol in Afghanistan. A 2005 graduate of Wooster High, Zaehringer grew up in Reno and wanted to become a Marine since he was a teenager. He was fatally wounded after an IED exploded during combat operations in Helmand province. He served in Iraq and was on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan and had already signed up for an additional tour. Zaehringer loved baseball, football and outdoor activities. He married Cassie in 2009. Frank Zaehringer III is survived by his parents, his wife, Cassie and sister, Nicole.