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Marines Killed in Army Depot to Fly Home to Families

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Servicemembers killed in Monday night's mortar explosion at the Hawthorne Army Depot are heading home on a C-17.

A police escort convoy took the 7 Marines to the Nevada Air National Guard base late Wednesday afternoon where they'll now fly home on a C-17 back to their families.

The Marine Corps is still investigating what caused a mortar to explode, killing the seven Marines.

The military officially identified the victims Wednesday night.

    -- 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.

The members of the Second Marine Division were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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