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.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.