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MARSOC Deputy CO Salutes Unconquerable Spirit of Fallen Marines | Military.com

For the second time in two years, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command held a press conference Friday to memorialize and salute seven troops from within the command who perished in a tragic aviation incident.

Col. Steven Grass, deputy commander of MARSOC, addressed the media from MARSOC’s headquarters at Stone Bay, North Carolina, just hours after the Marine Corps publicly released the names of the troops killed Monday afternoon in a KC-130 crash in LeFlore County, Mississippi.

Six Marines and a sailor aboard belonged to MARSOC and were traveling from North Carolina to the West Coast for training ahead of a deployment to the Middle East. Nine more troops aboard were aircrew belonging to VMGR-452, a Reserve unit based in Newburgh, New York.

Source: MARSOC Deputy CO Salutes Unconquerable Spirit of Fallen Marines | Military.com