Military identifies 7 Marines killed in training
Published: March 20, 2013 08:03PM
Updated: March 21, 2013 10:24AM
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In this undated photo released by Eastern Connecticut State University, Marine Roger Muchnick poses for a photograph while in school in Conn. Muchnick 23, with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force from Camp Lejeune, N.C., was killed with 6 other Marines after mortar shell exploded during a training exercise at the Hawthorne, Nev., Army Depot. (AP Photo/Eastern Connecticut State University)

Camp Lejeune, N.C. • The military has released the names of the seven Marines who died in a mortar explosion during a training exercise in Nevada.

The victims range in age from 19 to 26. They were part of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force in Camp Lejeune, N.C.

The victims were identified as:

— Pfc. Joshua M. Martino, 19, of Clearfield, Pa.

— Lance Cpl. David P. Fenn II, 20, of Polk City, Fla.

— Lance Cpl. Roger W. Muchnick Jr., 23, of Fairfield, Conn.

— Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Taylor, 21, of Marietta, Ohio

— Lance Cpl. Mason J. Vanderwork, 21, of Hickory, N.C.

— Lance Cpl. William T. Wild IV, 21, of Anne Arundel, Md.

— Cpl. Aaron J. Ripperda, 26, of Madison, Ill.

Eight more Marines were injured in the accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot.