Friday, March 13, 2015

Marine fatalities identified

The Marines killed in the Tuesday crash of a UH-60 helicopter during a training mission in Northwest Florida have been identified. All were from the 2nd Special Operations Battalion of the Marine Corps Special Operations Command at Camp Lejeune, N.C. They were identified as Capt. Stanford H. Shaw III, 31, Basking Ridge, N.J.; Master Sgt. Thomas A. Saunders, 33, of Camp Lejeune; Staff Sgt. Liam A. Flynn, 33, Queens, N.Y.; Staff Sgt. Trevor P. Blaylock of Lake Orion, Mich.; Staff Sgt. Kerry M. Kemp, 27, of Port Washington, Wisc.; Staff Sgt. Andrew C. Seif of Holland, Michigan; and Staff Sgt. Marcus S. Bawol, 27, of Warren, Mich. Four Louisiana National Guard soldiers also died in the crash. Their names have yet been released. (Sources: multiple, 03/13/15) Previous