Final Salute To Fallen Marines and Sailor
August 15, 2020
August 12, 2020 - U.S. Marines and Sailors with Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, render a final salute to the flag draped coffins of fallen seven Marines and sailor inside a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California.
The fallen Marines and Sailor...
Pfc. Bryan J. Baltierra, 18, of Corona, California
Lance Cpl. Marco A. Barranco, 21, of Montebello, California
Pfc. Evan A. Bath, 19, of Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class (Fleet Marine Force) Christopher Gnem, 22, of Stockton, California
Pfc. Jack-Ryan Ostrovsky, 20, of Bend, Oregon
Cpl. Wesley A. Rodd, 22, of Harris, Texas
Lance Cpl. Chase D. Sweetwood, 18, of Portland, Oregon
Cpl. Cesar A. Villanueva, 21, of Riverside, California
The remains of Lance Cpl. Guillermo S. Perez, 19, of New Braunfels, Texas, who also died in the AAV mishap July 30, were transferred to Dover AFB on Aug. 5 from MCAS Miramar.
The Marines and Sailor were recovered August 7, 2020 off the coast of San Clemente Island following a July 30 assault amphibious vehicle that sank in a mishap. They were transferred to Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, for final preparation for burial before being released to their families.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin
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