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Military identifies 7 Marines killed in training
First Published Mar 20 2013 08:03 pm • Last Updated Mar 21 2013 10:24 am

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.

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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.


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



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