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Marines killed in accident on Camp Pendleton identified


Last updated 11/13/2013 at Noon

CAMP PENDLETON - Four Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines were killed in an explosion at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, during range maintenance operations to dispose of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the Zulu impact area aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

One Navy Hospital Corpsman and two Marines nearby were released after receiving medical treatment at the scene.

The names of the deceased Marines are:

Staff Sgt. Mathew R. Marsh, 28, of Long Beach, Calif., was an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air S...

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