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#3198908 - 03/21/13 12:25 AM All their tomorrows
Bambi Buster
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The youngest was 19, the oldest only 26. Seven lifetimes worth of tomorrows given in service to country and Corps.


CAMP LEJEUNE, ONSLOW COUNTY -
Camp Lejeune has officially identified the seven Marines killed by a mortar explosion during a training exercise in Nevada.

According to Capt. Binford Strickland, the victims are LCpl. David P. Fenn ll, 20, of Polk City, Fla., Pfc. Joshua M. Martino, 19, of Clearfield, Pa., LCpl. William T. Wild IV, 21, of Anne Arundel, Md., LCpl. Joshua C. Taylor, 21, of Marietta, Ohio, LCpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., 23, of Fairfield, Conn., Cpl. Aaron J. Ripperda, 26, of Madison, Ill., and LCpl. Mason J. Vanderwork, 21, of Hickory, N.C.

http://www.wcti12.com/news/Camp-Lejeune-...az/-/index.html

Individual photos of the Marines who died..

http://www.wcti12.com/news/-/13530444/19405750/-/456wo2/-/index.html
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#3200695 - 03/22/13 02:02 PM Re: All their tomorrows [Re: ]
Bambi Buster
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With the mortar explosion earlier this week, the Marine shot by police in Maryville Thursday morning, and the murder-suicide at Quantico Thursday night(story at link), this has been a terrible week for the Marine Corps. My condolences to all who are hurting.

http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20130322/Base_Quantico-Shooting/
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