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Remains of servicemen killed in sea training accident sent to East Coast


Last updated 8/12/2020 at 11:48pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The remains of seven Marines and a Navy sailor who

died two weeks ago when an amphibious assault vehicle sank in the ocean near

San Clemente Island were transferred today from Marine Corps Air Station

Miramar to Dover Air Force Base, the Marine Corps announced.

Six military pallbearers escorted each of the late servicemen's

caskets aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 bound for the Delaware base for final

preparation for burial, after which they will be released to their families for

final arrangements.

The amphibious troop-transport vehicle the Camp Pendleton-based


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